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Answer: How do i split the output of ps -aef

by arturo (Vicar)
on Jan 25, 2001 at 03:26 UTC ( #54153=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > regular expressions > How do i split the output of ps -aef - Answer contributed by arturo

I take it you mean the output of that command produces fields separated by a variable amount of whitespace. The solution is to split on one-or-more whitespace characters, just do @bits = split /\s+/, $string;

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