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Re: frame shift in Perl string matching

by GrandFather (Sage)
on Oct 09, 2012 at 04:55 UTC ( #997922=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to frame shift in Perl string matching

Use a look ahead assertion:

my $str = "PPPP"; my $search = "PP"; my $count = () = $str =~ /(?=$search)/g; print $count;
True laziness is hard work


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by GTI (Initiate) on Oct 09, 2012 at 05:12 UTC

    Thanks!

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