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Re^6: How to grep exact string

by ColonelPanic (Friar)
on Nov 15, 2012 at 08:59 UTC ( #1003965=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^5: How to grep exact string
in thread How to grep exact string

It's not clear why this would be. grep {$_ eq $unique} should be exactly equivalent to grep /^$unique$/, as long as $unique doesn't have any regex metacharacters--and it doesn't appear to in the sample data.

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Re^7: How to grep exact string
by frozenwithjoy (Priest) on Nov 15, 2012 at 09:03 UTC
    Whoa, you are write. I had a typo. I left the //'s around $unique. Oops. Maybe that means it is bedtime for me!

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