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Re: non-greedy piecewise matching

by NetWallah (Abbot)
on Aug 02, 2007 at 16:56 UTC ( #630331=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to non-greedy piecewise matching

The non-greedy version of "+" is "+?". (perlreref).

     "An undefined problem has an infinite number of solutions." - Robert A. Humphrey         "If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate." - Henry J. Tillman

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Re^2: non-greedy piecewise matching
by mifflin (Curate) on Aug 02, 2007 at 17:24 UTC
    thanks, that worked...
    > cat x my $data = 'jlasflsf.xmljlasjlkjlasjflsdf.xmlklajlajlsdfjkl.xml'; while (pos $data < length $data) { if ( $data =~ m{ \G ( .+? \. xml) }gcxms ) { print "$1\n"; } } > perl x jlasflsf.xml jlasjlkjlasjflsdf.xml klajlajlsdfjkl.xml

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