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Re: Count capturing parentheses in a compiled regexp

by japhy (Canon)
on Jun 27, 2004 at 03:35 UTC ( #369911=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Count capturing parentheses in a compiled regexp

In the spirit of "match the regex to get the number of parens in it", here's another way:

sub nparens { "" =~ /|$_[0]/ and $#+ }
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s++=END;++y(;-P)}y js++=;shajsj<++y(p-q)}?print:??;


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