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From: Xin_Li at WellspringRes dot com
Subject: RE: where does it come from? help please.
Date: Sep 27 1999 6:18PM

What's the meaning of $ in  /\s*$/ 

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Simon Haven [SMTP:Simon.Haven@wdr.com]
> Sent:	Monday, September 27, 1999 1:05 PM
> To:	SybPerl Discussion List
> Subject:	Re: where does it come from? help please.
> 
> 
> > 
> > But in this case, if some one has space(s) at the end in his/her
> password,
> > it fails...
> 
> No it won't fail, it's doing exactly what rtrim() would do.
>  /\s*$/ will find zero or more occurrences of whitespace before the end of
> line.
> However, if I read my definition of "\s" right in the Camel book, it WILL
> remove the newline - which may not be a problem, but might be worth
> knowing.
> 
> Simon
> 
> > 
> > Murali
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From:	Michael Peppler [SMTP:mpeppler@peppler.org]
> 
> 
> > > 
> > >  > NB, make sure you're using chop, not chomp, which only removes a
> > > newline.
> > > 
> > > Use s/// instead of chop (eg $var =~ s/\s*$//;)
> > > 
> > > Michael
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