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Re: Newbie Regex Problem

by andyford (Curate)
on Oct 19, 2007 at 21:12 UTC ( #646081=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Newbie Regex Problem

The '*' is greedy, matching as much as it can. To make it non-greedy, put a question mark after it.

if ($test =~ "LDAP://CN=(.*?),.*") {

non-Perl: Andy Ford

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