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Re^5: Extract lines between two patterns

by philipbailey (Chaplain)
on Jan 22, 2012 at 09:38 UTC ( #949237=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: Extract lines between two patterns
in thread Extract lines between two patterns

Please don't ignore requests to use <code> tags. You can edit your posts and add them. Having posted runnable code, the issues become more obvious: you open file "block.power" for writing, not reading--so use "<", not ">" (and you don't test whether the open succeeds). Your while loop loops infinitely over "$fh", which is always true; you should say while (<$fh>) {, which actually reads from the filehandle. The undefined variable in the pattern match is in fact $_.

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