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Re: Blow off blank line and lines with messages

by swiftone (Curate)
on Sep 20, 2002 at 15:00 UTC ( #199501=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Blow off blank line and lines with messages

Your regex only skips lines that have "" messages. If you want to skip blank lines, add  next if $line =~ /^\s*$/;

The chomp will remove the newline of a blankline, but leave the line itself. (You aren't doing anything with any of the lines here, so I'm assuming you're showing simplified code)

Besides, a "blank line" may be one that has spaces in it.

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