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Answer: How do I match this without lookbehind?

by chipmunk (Parson)
on Dec 08, 2000 at 08:10 UTC ( #45690=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > regular expressions > How do I match this without lookbehind? - Answer contributed by chipmunk

When the Regular Expressions book was published, the latest version of Perl was 5.005_03. As of 5.6.0, Perl does support lookbehind.

However, you really don't need lookbehind or split to solve this problem: @matches = $string =~ /~?./g;

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