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Re: regex error (backslashing)

by LanX (Bishop)
on Apr 06, 2013 at 15:30 UTC ( #1027289=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to regex error

> It's OK when I type directly not using a string var.

Different things!

> $binpath="c:\\qa\\kontor\\bin"

here you are backslashing to avoid string-interpolation within "doublequotes"

> if( $ENV{PATH} !~ /c:\\qa\\kontor\\bin/i)

here you are backslashing to avoid special escape \commands like \k

So in your code you need 2 levels of escapes!


Do better combine 'singlequotes' and quotemeta \Q and you avoid any explicit backslashing.

Cheers Rolf

( addicted to the Perl Programming Language)

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Re^2: regex error (backslashing)
by anaconda_wly (Scribe) on Apr 07, 2013 at 07:58 UTC
    Thanks to all. I use index function also solve this issue.

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