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Re^3: Strange regex to test for newlines: /.*\z/

by betterworld (Deacon)
on May 21, 2007 at 14:32 UTC ( #616573=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Strange regex to test for newlines: /.*\z/
in thread Strange regex to test for newlines: /.*\z/

According to your reasoning, the first of the following one-liners shouldn't print anything either:

$ perl -lwe 'print "match" if "foo\n" =~ /[^\n]*\z/' match $ perl -lwe 'print "match" if "foo\n" =~ /.*\z/'


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