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Re: Why is the following instance of Matching using an array element not working

by johngg (Abbot)
on Aug 08, 2012 at 22:35 UTC ( #986379=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Why is the following instance of Matching using an array element not working

A bit of a stab in the dark without seeing a sample of your data files but, do you need to chomp off the line terminator from each $line? If the text you wish to match is in the middle of the $record then the line terminator at the end of the pattern means you will never succeed.

I hope my guess is close to the mark and that this is helpful.

Cheers,

JohnGG

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