Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Perl-Sensitive Sunglasses
 
PerlMonks  

perlfunc:last

by gods
on Aug 24, 1999 at 22:43 UTC ( #331=perlfunc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

last

See the current Perl documentation for last.

Here is our local, out-dated (pre-5.6) version:


last - exit a block prematurely



last LABEL

last



The last command is like the break statement in C (as used in loops); it immediately exits the loop in question. If the LABEL is omitted, the command refers to the innermost enclosing loop. The continue block, if any, is not executed:

    LINE: while (<STDIN>) {
        last LINE if /^$/;      # exit when done with header
        #...
    }

See also continue for an illustration of how last, next, and redo work.


Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Chatterbox?
[marioroy]: LA, yeah. than there's no reason why it cannot work inside qx. But chatting is hard in PM. I cannot see the code now.
[shmem]: Lady_Aleena: sometimes a quick glance isn't enough.
[Lady_Aleena]: What?! Can't stat ~/Music: No such file or directory? The ~/ doesn't expand?
[Lady_Aleena]: And the env variable $HOME doesn't work either. !@#$
[shmem]: no, that's a shell feature. Use $ENV{HOME}
[marioroy]: my $ans = qx{ find \$HOME -name "*.pl" -exec ls -l {} \\; };

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others surveying the Monastery: (10)
As of 2017-04-23 21:00 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    I'm a fool:











    Results (432 votes). Check out past polls.