Perl string parsing

Posted on 2011-05-11
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I have a string:

$str = 'JSESSIONID=ABC123; path=/path';

how do I extract 'ABC123' into a new variable?
Question by:robocop100
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    Accepted Solution

    my ($newstr) = ($str =~ /^JSESSIONID=([^;]+);/);
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    Expert Comment

    Try this:

    $str =~ /.*=(.*?);.*/;
    $var = $1;

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