[tpm] Regex question
talexb at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 08:28:23 PDT 2008
I would suggest
my ($bar) = $foo =~ m/^(.+)-\d\d$/;
This produces $bar with a value of 'ABC-987'.
On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 11:00 AM, Madison Kelly <linux at alteeve.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've got a simple problem I often come across, and I've got a way to make
> it work. However, I've always felt there must be a more ... elegant way of
> doing it.
> For example, let's say I want to copy a variable and strip a bit off the
> my $foo="ABC-987-01";
> my $bar=$foo;
> # $bar now 'ABC-987'.
> That's three lines. Is there a way to do this in one line? Specifically, is
> there a way to assign '$1' to a new variable in one go?
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