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by gods
on Feb 11, 2000 at 00:06 UTC ( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

I'm not so sure that your example works as it stands. You'd need a code block to distinguish between true failure and false failure.

In perl 5.10 you could do it like:

if ( ! /...(*COMMIT:x)(*FAIL)/ && $REGERROR ne 'x' ) { ... }

To be honest I need to think about how $REGERROR will work in the context of complete failure. For instance when failure occurs because of the optimiser. Hmm.

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$world=~s/war/peace/g


In reply to Re^2: Negating Regexes: Tips, Tools, And Tricks Of The Trade by demerphq
in thread Negating Regexes: Tips, Tools, And Tricks Of The Trade by Limbic~Region

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