Splitting a string

Posted on 2004-10-13
Last Modified: 2010-03-05
Hi have a string


i want to get


can someone help me on this

Question by:Vlearns
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Author Comment

ID: 12305499
actually the problem is this:

i have @list containing hostname1.domain1:abc="tag" and

i want @var1=hostname1.domain1,hostname2.domain2

Please suggest a solution, i am newbie to perl

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Kim Ryan earned 500 total points
ID: 12305552
I don't know the exact pattern of your data. For example, istag always made up of letters, or could there be numbers too? Anyway, this should get you started.

@list = qw{hostname1.domain1:abc="tag" hostname2.domain2:abc="tag"};
foreach $line ( @list )
      $line =~ /^(.*):(\w+)=\"(\w+)\"$/;
      $var1 = $1;
      $var2 = $2;
      $var3 = $3;

      print("var1: $var1  var2 : $var2  var3 : $var3\n");

Author Comment

ID: 12305564
tag is always letter like  tag="product"

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Expert Comment

by:Kim Ryan
ID: 12305590
this code should work then, give it a go.

Author Comment

ID: 12305635
thanks tera


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