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Re: how to search and replace the match with specific number of times in a string

by rubasov (Friar)
on Jan 29, 2010 at 12:04 UTC ( #820349=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to how to search and replace the match with specific number of times in a string

split has an optional LIMIT argument what you can try to utilize something like this:
perl -le '$s = "abcabdaaa"; $n = 3; print join( "i", split( /a/, $s, $ +n+1 ))'
See perldoc -f split for details.

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