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Re^4: Getting lines in a file between two patterns

by Marshall (Canon)
on Apr 23, 2018 at 20:15 UTC ( #1213454=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Getting lines in a file between two patterns
in thread Getting lines in a file between two patterns

Adapt my code like this:
#!/usr/bin/perl use warnings; use strict; my @current_record; while (<DATA>) { process_record() if /^\s*START/; } foreach (@current_record) { print; } sub process_record { my $line; @current_record=(); while (defined ($line = <DATA>) and $line !~ /^\s*END/) { push @current_record, $line; } } __DATA__ XXXX YYYY START These are the first set of lines which are to be extracted END START These are the second set of lines which are to be extracted END XXX ZZZ YYY START These are the third set of lines which are to be extracted END aasds tteret tertetr

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