Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Pathologically Eclectic Rubbish Lister
 
PerlMonks  

Re: non-greedy piecewise matching

by prasadbabu (Prior)
on Aug 02, 2007 at 17:03 UTC ( #630337=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to non-greedy piecewise matching

Hi mifflin,

You have to use '.+?' instead of '.+' to make non-greediness. Take a look at perlre.

As you said, if .xml is present after each records, then we can also use substitution or split function.

$file =~ s/(\.xml)/$1\n/g;

Prasad

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://630337]
help
Chatterbox?
and the shadows deepen...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others musing on the Monastery: (5)
As of 2016-12-09 14:35 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    On a regular basis, I'm most likely to spy upon:













    Results (152 votes). Check out past polls.