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see Re: Perldoc Keyword Search (update4)

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pd m Matches for m found in : /usr/share/perl/5.10/pod/perlop.pod

opens all perldocs with searchpattern X<m> in pager, reveals two hits:

  1. hit in perlop
    ">>> X<m> <<<" in perlop Quote and Quote-like Operators While we usually think of quotes as literal values, in Perl the +y function as operators, providing various kinds of interpolating + and pattern matching capabilities. Perl provides customary quote ...

  2. hit in perlop

    ">>> X<m> <<<" in perlop m/PATTERN/msixpogc /PATTERN/msixpogc Searches a string for a pattern match, and in scalar co +ntext returns true if it succeeds, false if it fails. If no +string is specified via the "=~" or "!~" operator, the $_ stri +ng is searched. (The string specified with "=~" need not be +an lvalue--it may be the result of an expression evaluatio +n, but ...

Cheers Rolf

( addicted to the Perl Programming Language)


In reply to Re: perl docs -- I am so sick of... by LanX
in thread perl docs -- I am so sick of... by 7stud

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