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Re: File Manipulation

by 2teez (Priest)
on Aug 23, 2013 at 12:46 UTC ( #1050667=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to File Manipulation

You have been given great solutions, but in the spirit of "tim today", you could also check this (a somewhat modifications to the solutions already given):

use strict; use warnings; my %logger; my $key; while(<DATA>){ s/\s+$//; if(/\[(.*)\]/){ $key = $1; }else{push @{$logger{$key}}, $_;} } print $_,":", join ("," => @{$logger{$_}}),$/ for sort {$a cmp $b} keys %logger; __DATA__ [server1] /tmp/location1/file.log /tmp/location2/file.log [server2] /usr/loc1/file.log /usr/loc2/file.log [server3] /citrix/dir3/file.log
Since, the key only changes, when the name of server is seen, and that until the next one. It works perfectly well.
You could also see perldsc

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