Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
The stupid question is the question not asked
 
PerlMonks  

Re: sort based upon the partial data

by nagalenoj (Friar)
on Mar 03, 2009 at 10:06 UTC ( #747662=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to sort based upon the partial data

#!/usr/bin/perl use warnings; sub func { $a =~ s/.*_(\d+)$/$1/; $b =~ s/.*_(\d+)$/$1/; $a <=> $b; } my @array = ("0x4b82_555","0x4b82_5", "0x4b82_58","0x4b82_651", "0x4b8 +2_551"); my @result = sort func @array; print "@result";

The above code will give the result as you want.

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re^2: sort based upon the partial data
by shmem (Chancellor) on Mar 03, 2009 at 10:12 UTC

    That technique is called "destructive sort" :-P

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://747662]
help
Chatterbox?
and all is quiet...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others avoiding work at the Monastery: (4)
As of 2017-07-21 13:51 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    I came, I saw, I ...
























    Results (324 votes). Check out past polls.