[Chicago-talk] regural expression question?

Richard Reina richard at rushlogistics.com
Thu Mar 30 06:34:31 PST 2006

I have a little script that finds the line which contains a six digit number begining with 1 or greater.  I know that $_ represents the line,  however, I am having trouble figuring out how to save that number once it's found (without everything else in the line).
 #!/usr/bin/perl -w
 @ARGV = "/home/richard/test/out.txt";
 while (<>) {
     if ( /\b[123456789][0-9][0-9][0-9][0-9][0-9]\b/ ) {
         print "Found\n" . $_ . "\n";
 Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
 -Dwight D. Eisenhower.
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