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RE: Re: how to express $temp =~ s/.*?from://; in perl 4

by merlyn (Sage)
on Jul 30, 2000 at 22:32 UTC ( [id://25175]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: how to express $temp =~ s/.*?from://; in perl 4
in thread how to express $temp =~ s/.*?from://; in perl 4

That's not the same as finding the nearest match:
$text = "fanny farmer from: big sky";
There's no trivial way to say "a string of text that doesn't contain FROM" in Perl 4 regex. There are many wrong ways that people attempt. :)

-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker

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