perl question


I have the following perl code that extracts   Alexander_Hamilton_Jr. from the following string

it is supposed to give Alexander_Hamilton_Jr./Sr._High_School


what do i need to do
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Try this:

my $str = "";

my ($match) = $str =~ m{wiki/(.+)};

print $match;

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VlearnsAuthor Commented:

thanks for the reply
can you help by changing the existing code, as you can see it matches other domains as well

Ok, changed it like this and it works:

$_ = $str;

my ($id,$wikiid,$fiwd) = m{(.*?(www\.idb\.com|en\.wiedia\.org|frase\.com)(?:/wiki)/[^/]*)/([^/]*)};

print "$wikiid/$fiwd";

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Your expression missed the wiki part altogether.  Also you don't need to put your URLs in brackets.
The simplest change necessary would be to just change the very last portion of the regex:

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Now it will match anything after the "wiki" (or similar) portion of the URL.  Some examples: -> Alexander_Hamilton_Jr./Sr._High_School -> this/is/long/url.html

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VlearnsAuthor Commented:
thank you very much
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