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Re: split but not consumed

by broquaint (Abbot)
on Jul 23, 2004 at 04:28 UTC ( #376790=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to split but not consumed

Use a capture in your regex
print "[$_]\n" for split /(foo)/, 'this foo is foo ... ey'; __output__ [this ] [foo] [ is ] [foo] [ ... ey]
Also, split expects a delimiter then a string (and optionally a limit), so passing the result of one split to another can result in unexpected behaviour. See. the split docs for more info on its usage.
HTH

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