Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Your skill will accomplish
what the force of many cannot

Re: Return value from a binding operator?

by AnomalousMonk (Chancellor)
on Apr 13, 2013 at 21:09 UTC ( #1028554=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Return value from a binding operator?

This is a prime example of a situation in which the effort of Reading The Fine Manual would have been generously rewarded. See the discussion of  m/PATTERN/ in Regexp Quote-Like Operators in perlop and in particular the sub-section on "Matching in list context".

There are also tools for elucidating regex behavior. See YAPE::Regexp::Explain for regexes of a vintage no later than Perl 5.6. See also davido's nice Perl Regular Expression Tester, which is very informative about the pattern of the  m!/?([^/]+$)! regex of the OP.

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://1028554]
and all is quiet...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others rifling through the Monastery: (4)
As of 2017-11-18 07:28 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    In order to be able to say "I know Perl", you must have:

    Results (277 votes). Check out past polls.