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Re: Re: Split

by mikfire (Deacon)
on Feb 14, 2001 at 09:40 UTC ( #58296=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Split
in thread How do I use Split

Just to clarify something here, you got the correct answer for what you asked perl to do. split() expects a scalar, which caused @_ to be evaluated in scalar context. In this case that was 1, since you where sending but one arguement to the subroutine. split() applied your regex and returned (1,undef,undef).

I might suggest you read up on -w and use strict; as well - it would have at least flagged a warning on that line. It will also save you a lot of grief sooner or later.


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