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Re^2: regex not matching special char

by mnooning (Beadle)
on Dec 14, 2012 at 13:36 UTC ( #1008839=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: regex not matching special char
in thread regex not matching special char

For completeness, the code below was the final solution. This solution circumvents the problematic nuance that kennethk explained.

if ($line5 =~ m!(\\|\b)\Q$your_item\E(\\|\b)!i) { ... }

Thanks again

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