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Re: Regex: If not beginning of string match end

by CountZero (Bishop)
on Jan 17, 2013 at 21:57 UTC ( #1013898=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Regex: If not beginning of string match end

use Modern::Perl; while (<DATA>) { chomp; next if /^[s][0|6]00[0-9]{2}/; next unless /(\d{2})$/; say "$_ -> $1"; } __DATA__ s00023 s50012 s600ad s00012 abc-def-123456
The first test rejects all data that fit the ^[s][0|6]00[0-9]{2} pattern.

The second test rejects all data that does not end in two digits.

If the data "survives" both tests it gets printed.

s50012 -> 12 abc-def-123456 -> 56


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