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Re^2: Odd workings of split

by Ralesk (Pilgrim)
on Mar 30, 2012 at 23:17 UTC ( #962698=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Odd workings of split
in thread Odd workings of split

Nice summary, thanks :)

Re your 2nd code snippet, I swear I’ve run into Perl (5.10) complaining about )[ before, but I have no idea anymore what I did to make it not like it. Your code does work though… Much to my surprise really.

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Re^3: Odd workings of split
by Jenda (Abbot) on Mar 31, 2012 at 07:16 UTC

    The important thing is that the () is abound the whole subroutine call, not just around the parameters. split("\n", $cmd[$_])[0] would not work.

    Enoch was right!
    Enjoy the last years of Rome.

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