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in thread path is broken

I assume that what you're looking for here is the string '/org/trans/program files/dir1/subdir1/subdir2/file1.cpp'.
Crafting a regex to extract the file name without having a format you can rely on is going to be tricky.
However, if you are always going to be looking for a '.cpp' file, then the following will work:
#!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; my $data = join '', <DATA>; my ($filename) = ($data =~ m|^Module: (.*\.cpp)$|ms); $filename =~ s|\n||; print $filename; __DATA__ Module: /org/trans/program files/dir1/subdir1/subdir2/file1.cpp some flags some history