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Re^2: Removing extra spaces

by Anonymous Monk
on Jul 31, 2012 at 06:42 UTC ( #984575=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Removing extra spaces
in thread Removing extra spaces

Close, just drop the \s? and it works.

$ perl -E '$s="2 0 1 2 - 7 - 2 7 9 : 3 7 : 3 1"; $s =~ s/\s\s?(\S)/$1 +/g; say $s' 2012-7-279:37:31 $ perl -E '$s="2 0 1 2 - 7 - 2 7 9 : 3 7 : 3 1"; $s =~ s/\s(\S)/$1/g; + say $s' 2012-7-27 9:37:31

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