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Re^3: does split(".") work?

by ysth (Canon)
on Nov 16, 2009 at 05:45 UTC ( #807371=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: does split(".") work?
in thread does split(".") work?

Not sure what you mean about list assignment; the difference is that a third parameter of -1 makes split keep trailing empty strings where by default it discards them. In your example, split returns 13 empty strings (one from before the first character of $ip, one for each position between characters, and one from after the last character.)
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