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Re: split giving me a splitting headache

by bart (Canon)
on Apr 24, 2013 at 19:21 UTC ( #1030491=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to split giving me a splitting headache

/.*/ is greedy. So all you have to do is
($x, $y) = /(.*)\.(.*)/;
and Bob's your uncle. Unless there is no period. You'll have to handle that case separately.

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