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Re^2: Convert from awk to perl

by philipbailey (Chaplain)
on Jul 19, 2008 at 11:50 UTC ( #698803=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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That won't quite work--braces, {}, are always required for blocks in Perl. So, for instance, the first "if" statement would need to be written as:

if ( substr($F[2],0,3) eq "eth" ) { $process=1; }
Update: Or to be a bit more "Perlish" you could write:
$process=1 if (substr($F[2],0,3) eq "eth");
Update 2: Correction of string comparisons, as per Anonymous Monk.

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Re^3: Convert from awk to perl
by Anonymous Monk on Jul 19, 2008 at 12:05 UTC
    strings are compared with eq, numbers with ==

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