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Re: match across specified # of lines

by Anonymous Monk
on Jun 13, 2013 at 14:38 UTC ( #1038754=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to match across specified # of lines

This didn't work

Of course :) it doesn't read a file, or set the value of $_ in any way, so $_ is undef, and then there is nothing to match, so the matching doesn't work

You need to examine the value of $_, Data::Dump/er it , its Basic debugging checklist

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Re^2: match across specified # of lines
by bill b (Initiate) on Jun 13, 2013 at 14:49 UTC
    Thanks for the pointer!

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