Rexexp on part of a string
asmith9983 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 09:50:39 GMT 2008
I'm writing privately rather than cluttering the list.
I like your answer here, as it illustrates two things. Problems should be
broken up into the logical things trying to be achieved, as its simpler to
test, understand in the long run, and probably more reliable because of doing
I forgot to ask you as edin.pm about the laptops you have. You want me to pop
up and look at them ?
Can you remind me again why you don't rate PHP as a programming language ?
On Tue, 19 Feb 2008, Aaron Crane wrote:
> Andrew Black writes:
>> I would like to restrict the part of a string a regexp is allowed to
>> operate on, For example I would like to ignore comments. I would
>> $x = " andrew andrew # andrew " ;
>> $x =~ s/andrew/black/g ;
>> to produce " black black # andrew "
> my $comment_start_pos = index $x, '#';
> substr($x, 0, $comment_start_pos) =~ s/andrew/black/g;
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