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Re: extracting data

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Jun 27, 2012 at 06:35 UTC ( #978569=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to extracting data

Always use strict; use warnings; it would tell you what's wrong.

There are two problems with your code. The first is that compare strings with ==, even though that operator does numeric comparison. And the second is that if there are only two chunks in the original string, $split_data[2] will not be the empty string, but undef.

So your test should look more like

if (!defined($split_data[2]) || $split_data[2] eq '0') { print $split_data[1], "\n"; }

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Re^2: extracting data
by prassi (Acolyte) on Jun 27, 2012 at 07:01 UTC

    Thanks moritz.... yeah I dint realized the string comparison.

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