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Re: [vox-tech] newbie regexp question



On Fri, Sep 29, 2000 at 10:18:14AM -0700, Micah Cowan wrote:
> The way I did it was rather hackish - a better way to do it is:
> 
> $oldValue = $/;
> undef $/;
> ... (do stuff) ...
> $/ = $oldValue;

I do believe that 

{
local $/;
...
}

will also do the trick (note the brackets). This declares $/ as a variable
local to the current block (delimited by braces), which obscures the global
variable of that name.

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