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Re^3: Extracting a domain name from a url

by ministry (Scribe)
on Oct 16, 2006 at 01:10 UTC ( #578421=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Extracting a domain name from a url
in thread Extracting a domain name from a url

This one is one I've been using in production for a while, and seems to hold up well:

my $url=""; my($host)=$url=~/http:\/\/([^\/]+)/;


Update: Sorry, I'm a moe - I forgot to add the point of this post in my example!

Good judgement comes with experience. Unfortunately, the experience usually comes from bad judgement.

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Re^4: Extracting a domain name from a url
by ikegami (Patriarch) on Oct 16, 2006 at 01:49 UTC

    You code fails with the input you gave it. Furthermore, it doesn't work with the other example in the post to which you replied either. gives instead of gives instead of

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