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Re: Sort on Number Embedded in String

by jdporter (Canon)
on Mar 23, 2005 at 17:21 UTC ( #441835=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Sort on Number Embedded in String

I'm surprised no one has suggested the GRT yet. This is an ideal case for it.
my @a = <DATA>; chomp @a; @a = map { substr $_, 10 } sort map { sprintf "%10s%s", /(\d+\w{3}\d{4})/, $_ } @a; print join "\n", @a, ''; __DATA__ fwlog.14Mar2005.gz fwlog.15Mar2005.gz fwlog.16Mar2005.gz fwlog.17Mar2005.gz fwlog.18Mar2005.gz fwlog.19Mar2005.gz fwlog.1Mar2005.gz fwlog.20Mar2005.gz fwlog.21Mar2005.gz fwlog.2Mar2005.gz fwlog.3Mar2005.gz fwlog.4Mar2005.gz fwlog.5Mar2005.gz fwlog.6Mar2005.gz fwlog.7Mar2005.gz fwlog.8Mar2005.gz fwlog.9Mar2005.gz

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