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Re^2: Passing regex to a subroutine

by ll001 (Initiate)
on Oct 12, 2012 at 19:47 UTC ( #998780=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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That's what was missing. I had created a chicken and egg situation for myself because I had not expanded it correctly. Thanks for the help. -J

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Re^3: Passing regex to a subroutine
by mbethke (Hermit) on Oct 12, 2012 at 21:26 UTC

    Actually your problem was that you passed the regex to a command (`dir`) that didn't understand it. Doing it all in Perl makes much more sense of course, but if the suffix is significant you'll still have to integrate it into the regex.

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