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in reply to Re: Iterator to parse multiline string with \\n terminator
in thread Iterator to parse multiline string with \\n terminator

What's the difference between using redo and using next as a similar example above does?
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Re^3: Iterator to parse multiline string with \\n terminator
by jwkrahn (Monsignor) on Oct 06, 2013 at 21:41 UTC

    next goes back to:

    while ( <$fh> ) {

    And therefore reads the next line into $_ while redo goes back to the line after that leaving $_ unchanged.