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Re: Regular expression help

by roboticus (Chancellor)
on Nov 21, 2012 at 13:21 UTC ( #1004916=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Regular expression help

ananassa:

Your code is assuming that you're getting seven columns from your split on line 22. Then you're using several of those to do a regex match. However the last line of your file, for example, is likely empty (because many files end in a '\n'), causing you to have fewer than 2 columns fields array.

You might try something like:

... my @fields = split /\t/, $item; next if @fields < 7; ...

...roboticus

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