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Re^3: Perl oddities (s/// doesn't DWIM in map)

by heptadecagram (Novice)
on Mar 01, 2005 at 15:40 UTC ( #435480=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Perl oddities (s/// doesn't DWIM in map)
in thread Perl oddities

True. I'd like to see a switch:

my $modified = s/$pattern/$change_to/gr;

Where /r stands for 'replaced', or somesuch.

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Re^4: Perl oddities (s/// doesn't DWIM in map)
by Roy Johnson (Monsignor) on Mar 01, 2005 at 18:50 UTC
    Would that be equivalent to
    (my $modified = $_) =~ s/$pattern/$change_to/g;
    or
    s/$pattern/$change_to/g; my $modified = $_;
    ?

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