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Re: One liner to subtract by 2

by choroba (Chancellor)
on Jul 24, 2013 at 14:05 UTC ( #1046122=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to One liner to subtract by 2

You can use the /e switch of the substitution operator:
perl -pe 's/([0-9]{10})$/sprintf "%010d",$1-2/e'

Update: I am not sure how to search for the line, though, because you did not give any information on how these lines are structured. Adding that to the one-liner is easy, e.g. let's pretend we want to process lines beginning with 0TONY:

perl -pe 's/([0-9]{10})$/sprintf "%010d",$1-2/e if /^0TONY/'

Update 2: sprintf added. Thanks derby.

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Re^2: One liner to subtract by 2
by derby (Abbot) on Jul 24, 2013 at 14:08 UTC

    You'll lose leading zeros with that.


    update: so perl -pe 's/([0-9]{10})$/sprintf("%010d", $1-2)/e'

      Thanks, fixed.
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        Thanks Guys

        the header is on the first line of my file so I'm doing the following

        perl -pe 's/(0-9{10})$/sprintf("%010d", $1-2)/e if $. ==1' TONYFILE.DAT

        for some reason it's not changing the's still 496

        any idea what i'm missing here?

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[choroba]: Morning!
[Corion]: Hi choroba, Discipulus!
[Corion]: Yesterday I've been mulling over how to best generate HTTP requests from permutations of values but I haven't found a nice API for passing in the "template" of the HTTP request yet. I guess I'll have to do a SoPW for that
[Corion]: The API itself will basically be my $iter = generate_http_requ ests(method => 'GET', url => '/settings/:name', headers => ???, get_params => ['foo','bar']), but I'm not sure how to parametrize values in the headers and how to specify lists of ...
[choroba]: On the other hand, lots of options to receive the requests :-)
[Corion]: ... values to be used. For example, I think for headers, one would want to have various kinds of Content-Encoding headers, but for the get_parameters one would have various kinds of Bobby Tables
[choroba]: What about [metadoc:// Algorithm::Loops]?
[Corion]: choroba: Yeah, but handing off the request to Dancer,Plack, Mojolicious,LWP is easy once I have the data filled into some structure ;))
[choroba]: Algorithm::Loops

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