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Dear Monks, I need your help

I don't understand the "split" statement: no return value, apparently no side effect. Reading split was not helpful... :-/

Another thing: this solver works fine on debian but loop on win xp (strawberryperl

UPDATE (solved):Thanks to BrowserUk, tobyink and eyepopslikeamosquito. Very clear and fast answers. FYI, in my case, difference between debian and winxp was in fact, between perl 5.8.8 and

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In reply to split//; (Re^2: Golf: Sudoku solving) by brx
in thread Golf: Sudoku solving by dragonchild

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