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Re: [perl #128302] split docs don't mention pattern modifiers

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May 31, 2016 20:58
Re: [perl #128302] split docs don't mention pattern modifiers
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Abigail writes:

> On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 09:06:57AM -0700, Smylers wrote:
> > Are all the qr/PATTERN/ flags also valid on split?
> I think they are, but some warn. For instance:
>   $ perl -wE 'our @a = split /f/g, "foo"'
>   Use of /g modifier is meaningless in split at -e line 1.

/g is an m// modifier. perlop documents that m// takes all of the qr//
modifiers plus /g and /c.

> But I haven't checked all of them.

I was hoping that somebody might already know, but if not I'll go
through them.


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