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Old 08-13-2012, 11:32 PM   #1
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perl


while(<>) {
if (m/\bc+$\b/) {exit;}
}



when will this program exit
??
 
Old 08-14-2012, 12:16 AM   #2
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It looks like the programmer intends that it will read from stdin and only exit if it finds a word at the end of a line that's made up of one or more 'c' characters, however the last \b should probably be removed.
 
Old 08-14-2012, 05:15 AM   #3
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thanks......yes \b shd be removed
 
  


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