Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Your skill will accomplish
what the force of many cannot
 
PerlMonks  

Answer: How do I strip lines prefixed by a

( #128407=categorized answer: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > regular expressions > How do I strip lines prefixed by a "#" contributed by pppaulll

This bypasses lines where # is in column 1 and blank lines.
STLOAD: foreach $line (<INFILE>) { chomp $line; $line_header = substr($line, 0, 1); # Ignore comments (#) and blank lines # including 0-n spaces. if ($line_header eq '#' || $line =~ /^ *$/) { next STLOAD; } elsif ($line_header eq '@') { # Specifies: targ host, path, file $ts_cnt ++; if ($ts_cnt > 1) ...

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others rifling through the Monastery: (3)
As of 2016-06-27 01:50 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    My preferred method of making French fries (chips) is in a ...











    Results (335 votes). Check out past polls.