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Re: Altering the value of

by plaid (Chaplain)
on Jul 03, 2000 at 05:14 UTC ( #20838=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Altering the value of "$/"

From the perlman:perlvar page
Works like awk's RS variable, including treating empty lines as delimiters if set to the null string. ... You may set it to a multi-character string to match a multi-character delimiter, or to undef to read to end of file.
The values of '' and undef both have pre-defined meanings in the context of the $/ variable.

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