Problem on multiple splits

this code is for monitoring netbackup jobs. Here is a portion of my code:

$error=`/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bperror -l -t backstat -d $newtime`;

print ALLERROR "$error\n";
close(ALLERROR);

open(ALLERROR,"$all_errors") || die "Can't open infile: $!\n";

while(<ALLERROR>){

 ($junk1, $junk2, $junk3, $junk4, $media, $dt, $junk7, $junk8, $client, $junk10, $junk11, $junk12, $junk13, $policy, $junk15, $schedule, $junk17, $junk18, $nbstatus) =split(" ",$_);

############################ Start: Find Oracle jobs and their owners ########################################################

if  ( $nbstatus==0 | nbstatus==1 && $schedule =~  "ORACLE" )  {
                                                             
next if /^(\s)*$/;  # skip blank lines

@owner=`/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bpdbjobs -report -all_columns | grep $dt | grep -v grep | awk -F',' '{print $20}'`;

 ($jk1, $jk2, $jk3, $jk4, $jk5, $jk6, $jk7, $jk8, $jk9, $jk10, $jk11, $jk12, $jk13, $jk14, $jk15, $jk16, $jk17, $jk18, $jk19, $own) =split(/\,/,$_);


The first split works. The second splitl does not. For the second split I only what the 20th field, $own. However if I do a print $jk1 I get the entire line for the frist split, ie

junk1, $junk2, $junk3, $junk4, $media, $dt, $junk7, $junk8, $client, $junk10, $junk11, $junk12, $junk13, $policy, $junk15, $schedule, $junk17, $junk18, $nbstatus


Thougths?


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Kim RyanIT ConsultantCommented:
$_ will still be set to the contents of the curre line in file ALLERROR. What data do you want to use for the second split?
Also, it is quicker to say:
(@values) =split(/\,/,$_);
$last_value = pop(values); # get last value of array


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MatthewFAuthor Commented:
The second split:
@owner=`/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bpdbjobs -report -all_columns | grep $dt | grep -v grep | awk -F',' '{print $20}'`;

 ($jk1, $jk2, $jk3, $jk4, $jk5, $jk6, $jk7, $jk8, $jk9, $jk10, $jk11, $jk12, $jk13, $jk14, $jk15, $jk16, $jk17, $jk18, $jk19, $own) =split(/\,/,$_);


I want to return $own. I didnt try to use a pop becuase the array of owener is generally 30+ fields, not all which are always populated. ie
The first 10 fields

1,2,3,4,,6,7,8,9,10,
or
1,2,3,4,,6,,8,,10,

etc, etc

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Kim RyanIT ConsultantCommented:
The problem is you are not linking @owner to the data to split on, its still using the current line
form the filehandle. I think you may want something like:

$owner=`/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bpdbjobs -report -all_columns | grep $dt | grep -v grep | awk -F',' '{print $20}'`;

 ($jk1, $jk2, $jk3, $jk4, $jk5, $jk6, $jk7, $jk8, $jk9, $jk10, $jk11, $jk12, $jk13, $jk14, $jk15, $jk16, $jk17, $jk18, $jk19, $own) =split(/\,/,$owner);

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ozoCommented:
#It's also easier to say
$own = (split/\,/,$owner)[19];
 
($media, $dt, $client, $policy, $schedule, $nbstatus)=(split)[5,6,9,14,16,19];
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