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Re^2: Increment avoids warning unexpectedly

by jpeg (Chaplain)
on Jun 07, 2006 at 16:45 UTC ( #554089=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Increment avoids warning unexpectedly
in thread Increment avoids warning unexpectedly

However, the ++'s operator's magic applies to strings that =~ m/^[a-zA-Z]*[0-9]*\z/. "a,b" doesn't match.

I suspect that in the third case perl is calling int($m), which returns 0, then applying the prefix increment operator.

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