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Re: What does 'global' (/g) do in a regexp in this particular case? (pos bug)

by Anonymous Monk
on Apr 09, 2013 at 13:43 UTC ( #1027740=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to What does 'global' (/g) do in a regexp in this particular case?

That case is a bug

See https://rt.perl.org/rt3//Public/Search/Simple.html?q=/g%20pos

If you add  scalar in front of the match, it will match regardless of //g

If you use single pair of parens  if( ) its like scalar context

Tutorials: Context in Perl: Context tutorial, "List" Is a Four-Letter Word, Easy Reference for Contexts, Mini-Tutorial: Scalar vs List Assignment Operator

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