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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


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