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Re: Stripping characters...

by fruiture (Curate)
on Mar 04, 2003 at 08:44 UTC ( #240273=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Stripping characters...

To create a complementary character class, use [^...], see perlre. In order to strip characters, tr/// is the better (=more efficient) choice:

$string =~ tr/a-zA-Z//cd;

See perlop for what tr///cd does.

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[choroba]: Corion A colleague has helped me. It seems the "Modification of read-only value" was caused by old Test::More version which doesn't have done_testing, plus the old bug with $@ sometimes showing a different exception
[choroba]: will upload a fixed version and see
[Corion]: choroba: Ah, OK - sounds like a really weird combination :)

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