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Re^2: Matching character

by Lotus1 (Chaplain)
on Jul 21, 2013 at 16:11 UTC ( #1045517=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Matching character
in thread Matching character

This is easy to do when typing code directly into a node, you would catch this quickly but for the new monks:

$str = "testing\";

The backslash in this case will escape the double quote (") and with warnings turned on you get this:

Can't find string terminator '"' anywhere before EOF at C:\b\perlmonks\regex\ line 4.

Without warnings you get "Bareword found where operator expected at ..."

use strict; use warnings; my $str = "testing\\"; print "matched!" if $str =~ /\\$/;

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Re^3: Matching character
by vinoth.ree (Prior) on Jul 22, 2013 at 05:58 UTC

    Lol Lotus1

    You are right. I did not test. Thanks

    All is well

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