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Re^2: Data extraction from text file

by Eliya (Vicar)
on Aug 09, 2011 at 11:49 UTC ( #919458=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Data extraction from text file
in thread Data extraction from text file

Alternatively, you could set the input record separator ($/) to "-------", which simplifies things a bit:

$/ = "-------\n"; my @records; while (<>) { my @entries = map { /([^:]+):\s*(.*)/ } split /\n/; push @records, { @entries } if @entries; }

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