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Re^2: Site Search perlscript and security

by steelrose (Scribe)
on Nov 29, 2005 at 17:49 UTC ( #512728=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Site Search perlscript and security
in thread Site Search perlscript and security

This is exactly what my concern was (though admittedly, I didn't realize you could actually run code in a regex...)

It's just a simple text search, so I should have success using a form of your if statment. I think what I'll do though is strip the string of any non A-Z a-z 0-9 and space, then use that string to feed the regex.

I'll play around with it (I'm still learning about regex's) and see what I can come up with. In the mean time, if anyone has a good solution and wants to post it, I'll check back later to see how my solution compares. Thanks.

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