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Reaped: Issue with regex matching

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on Aug 30, 2013 at 13:09 UTC ( #1051625=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
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Re: Issue with regex matching
by toolic (Chancellor) on Aug 30, 2013 at 13:15 UTC
    quotemeta
    $constant = quotemeta '$$'; $line_count =0; while (<FILE>){ if($constant ne "") { if($_ =~ m/^($constant)/) { $line_count++; } } }

    UPDATE: Geez... you asked this question 2 days ago, and got the answer --

Re: Issue with regex matching
by kcott (Abbot) on Aug 30, 2013 at 13:46 UTC

    G'day sowais,

    That's exactly the same question, title and text, that you posted yesterday: "Issue with regex matching".

    Furthermore, you appear to have updated yesterday's post with:

    "Thank you all for your input! I have my code working using quotemeta."

    Clearly, there's something wrong here; although, I don't know if you've pasted the wrong question from wherever you do your editing, somehow reposted in error, or something else. "How do I change/delete my post?" should be able to help you decide how to fix this.

    -- Ken

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