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Re: Need to change directory string.

by toolic (Chancellor)
on Jan 02, 2013 at 16:20 UTC ( #1011306=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Need to change directory string.

Here's one way using s///:

use warnings; use strict; my $dir_str = "test/home/players/demo//thumbs/super.jpg"; $dir_str =~ s{//+}{/}g; print "$dir_str\n"; __END__ test/home/players/demo/thumbs/super.jpg

UPDATE: fixed typo. Thanks Athanasius


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Re^2: Need to change directory string.
by Athanasius (Monsignor) on Jan 02, 2013 at 16:36 UTC

    Well, this produces .../demothumbs/..., but the OP states that he wants .../demo/thumbs/.... So a small amendment is needed:

    2:29 >perl -wE "$d = 'test/home/players/demo//thumbs/super.jpg'; $d = +~ s[/{2,}][/]g; say $d;" test/home/players/demo/thumbs/super.jpg 2:34 >

    Hope that helps,

    Athanasius <°(((><contra mundum Iustus alius egestas vitae, eros Piratica,

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