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Re: changing only the first two matches of a regex

by larryl (Scribe)
on Mar 22, 2001 at 02:37 UTC ( #66172=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to changing only the first two matches of a regex

Instead of removing the first two occurrences, why not just remove the first occurrence, twice?

s/(^|/)\d_//; s/(^|/)\d_//;

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