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Re^2: pattern match of first occurance

by rdfield (Priest)
on Jul 08, 2010 at 13:57 UTC ( #848695=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: pattern match of first occurance
in thread pattern match of first occurance

Or match only digits:
say $1 if $var =~m{<year>(\d+)</year>};

rdfield

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Re^3: pattern match of first occurance
by deMize (Monk) on Jul 08, 2010 at 20:47 UTC
    Comment: Nope he said he's trying to get:
    2010<day>5</day>



    Demize
      Actually, no, he's not. The question was specifically why <year>.*</year> didn't match properly.

      rdfield

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