[nycphp-talk] What does this code do?

Steve Manes smanes at
Mon Mar 3 14:32:18 EST 2008

-- rada -- wrote:
> supposedly converts Windows CRLF  to Unix LF:
> $str =~ s/\r\n/\n/g;

Perl sed function.

There's no need to use a regex function unless you have a regex pattern 
to match.  If you just need to remove the carriage returns, this will be 
two or three times faster:

$str = str_replace("\r", "", $str);

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