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I know we're supposed to hate goto and never ever ever use it, but it does make for a very clear solution in this case:

#!/usr/bin/env perl use Modern::Perl; while(<DATA>){ goto SKIPPED if /match/; } say 'Do something after normal loop exit'; SKIPPED: say 'Proceeding with rest of program'; __DATA__ line 1 line 2 match line 3 line 4

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In reply to Re: while loop question by aaron_baugher
in thread while loop question by Freezer

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