> On 5 Aug 2017, at 09:21, ToddAndMargo <toddandma...@zoho.com> wrote:
> On 08/04/2017 08:43 PM, Bruce Gray wrote:
>> P6-ish version:
>> ifconfig | perl6 -e 'say lines.map({ ~$0 if /^(\S+) ": flags="/ }).sort[1]'
> Would some kind person please tell me what is going on here?

say the result of
  reading all lines of STDIN
    mapping them to the stringified match (~)
      of the first ($0) non-whitespace (\S+) characters
      starting at the beginning of the string (^)
      if they’re followed by “: flags=“
    sorting these strings (.sort)
    taking the second element of the sorted list ([1]

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