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From: Xin_Li at WellspringRes dot com
Subject: Remove Leading Whitespaces
Date: Sep 27 1999 6:41PM

Thanks. But if I want to remove the leading spaces or whitespaces, how
should I do?

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Michael Peppler [SMTP:mpeppler@peppler.org]
> Sent:	Monday, September 27, 1999 2:30 PM
> To:	SybPerl Discussion List
> Subject:	RE: where does it come from? help please.
> 
> Xin_Li@WellspringRes.com writes:
>  > What's the meaning of $ in  /\s*$/ 
> 
> End of the string. The reg-exp means "all the whitespace at the end of
> the string"
> 
> Michael
> 
>  > 
>  > > -----Original Message-----
>  > > From:	Simon Haven [SMTP:Simon.Haven@wdr.com]
>  > > Sent:	Monday, September 27, 1999 1:05 PM
>  > > To:	SybPerl Discussion List
>  > > Subject:	Re: where does it come from? help please.
>  > > 
>  > > 
>  > > > 
>  > > > But in this case, if some one has space(s) at the end in his/her
>  > > password,
>  > > > it fails...
>  > > 
>  > > No it won't fail, it's doing exactly what rtrim() would do.
>  > >  /\s*$/ 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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