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Re: [vox-tech] Simple regex question



On Wed, 23 May 2001, Jay Strauss wrote:

> Sorry, left off critical info, I'm using Perl

Figured that much from "my" :)

> > I have two variables:
> >
> > my $fromuser = "CRPCTL";
> > my $touser = "CT7333";
> >
> > I have a text file with a bunch of "CRPCTLI"s in it, and want to change
> them
> > to "CT7333_I".  But I can't form the proper regex:

Since underscore is a valid part of an identifier, you couldn't make
it part of the search string.  Generally {} is used to separate the
identifier (at least in other scripting languages).  So can't you do:

   s/${fromuser}I/${touser}_I/g;

???

-Mark

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