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Re: perl docs -- I am so sick of...

by LanX (Chancellor)
on Apr 21, 2013 at 11:09 UTC ( #1029748=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to perl docs -- I am so sick of...

see Re: Perldoc Keyword Search (update4)


pd m Matches for m found in : /usr/share/perl/5.10/pod/perlop.pod

opens all perldocs with searchpattern X<m> in pager, reveals two hits:

  1. hit in perlop
    ">>> X<m> <<<" in perlop Quote and Quote-like Operators While we usually think of quotes as literal values, in Perl the +y function as operators, providing various kinds of interpolating + and pattern matching capabilities. Perl provides customary quote ...

  2. hit in perlop

    ">>> X<m> <<<" in perlop m/PATTERN/msixpogc /PATTERN/msixpogc Searches a string for a pattern match, and in scalar co +ntext returns true if it succeeds, false if it fails. If no +string is specified via the "=~" or "!~" operator, the $_ stri +ng is searched. (The string specified with "=~" need not be +an lvalue--it may be the result of an expression evaluatio +n, but ...

Cheers Rolf

( addicted to the Perl Programming Language)

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[shmem]: Discipulus: readdir has the same semantics as readline (a.k.a <>). Have another coffee ☕ ;-)
[Discipulus]: ah! just with my old system perl (5.8.8) was needed
[Corion]: Has anybody toyed around with Mastodon? There is a Perl module for it, but I'm not sure that it's a yak worth chasing
[Corion]: On the upside, maybe running that for my family would be interesting, or at least for myself
[Corion]: I'm not fond of using a server hosted by other people, even if they claim to be GNU ;)
[Discipulus]: gee a social network with the family.. is this a dread? ;=)

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