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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.


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Re^2: sort based upon the partial data
by shmem (Canon) on Mar 03, 2009 at 10:12 UTC

    That technique is called "destructive sort" :-P

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