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I am informed by /msg from targetsmart that the example code in Re: How does this regex not match? works in Perl 5.6.1, Windows XP, to demonstrate the operation of quotemeta. I cannot see how, but I cannot test it in 5.6.1 (or even 5.8.x at the moment). It does not work in Strawberry 5.10.1.0, Windows 7.

The following example code works to demonstrate  quotemeta in Strawberry 5.10.1.0:

>perl -wMstrict -le "my $var = quotemeta 'my_stuff[1]'; print 'match' if 'my_stuff[1]=400' =~ /$var/; " match

In reply to Re^2: How does this regex not match? by AnomalousMonk
in thread How does this regex not match? by Anonymous Monk

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