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Re^3: Need help on regexp

by 2teez (Vicar)
on Aug 04, 2013 at 06:40 UTC ( #1047771=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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in thread Need help on regexp

Hi kcott,
OK, that got a bit of a chuckle as /3$/ was really intended as a non-solution to highlight the lack of information provided in the question...

Sorry, I misunderstood your write up. But I kind of see a solution in it, that was why I mentioned it.
Thinking if what the OP has is a file that contain say

abcd_efgh-1.2.3 abcd_efgh-1.2.3-hjik-3.4.5.tar.gz
then simply doing this:
while (<DATA>){ print $_ if /3$/; }
prints abcd_efgh-1.2.3, and thanks to if /3$/; of course using ONLY these OP strings. It could be a different thing if there are other strings ending with "3".
All that been said on the assumption that, that was what was intended by the OP.

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