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How can a regex match every occurence of a string?

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Contributed by Anonymous Monk on Aug 25, 2000 at 14:23 UTC
Q&A  > regular expressions


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$a="hi"; $b ="hello"; $c = "hibobhi"; $c=~ s/$a/$b/;
How can I make $c = "hellobobhello" not "hellobobhi"?

Answer: How can a regex match every occurence of a string?
contributed by agoth

use /g; as your modifier.

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