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Re^2: RegEx for users who dont know RegEx

by The Mad Hatter (Priest)
on Dec 23, 2004 at 17:36 UTC ( #417166=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: RegEx for users who dont know RegEx
in thread RegEx for users who dont know RegEx

($reg_exp = $user_query) =~ s/(\W)/$1 eq '*' ? "\\S*" : "\\\$1"/ge;
You have too many slashes in the second part of that ternary (results in invalid chars being replaced by a literal '\$1').

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Re^3: RegEx for users who dont know RegEx
by ikegami (Pope) on Dec 23, 2004 at 17:39 UTC
    Thanks. Fixed. Tested.

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