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I am having the same problem, and the one-liner didn't fix it. Suggestions?
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(tye)Re: Yet Another Perl Aptitude Test (yapat)
by tye (Sage) on Mar 02, 2001 at 07:36 UTC

    Another common problem is if you just used "cut'n'paste" to grab the script, then you probably introduced leading spaces on the lines. You should probably use the "d/l code" link at the bottom of the node instead (though browsers can be a bit silly about this and it can introduce other problems that way).

    It would probably good to update the script so that it ignores whitespace completely.

            - tye (but my friends call me "Tye")
      You're right tye, I just fixed the code not to use newlines in the regex. I should have done it that way from the beginning, because windoze and linux do different things with newlines (it seems windows stores \r\n at the end of each newline). It should work now.