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Re: matching a variable containing metacharacter treated as character

by choroba (Canon)
on Feb 21, 2013 at 16:20 UTC ( #1019975=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to matching a variable containing metacharacter treated as character

Use \Q:

grep /\Q$var/, @foos;
See Escape sequences for details.
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Re^2: matching a variable containing metacharacter treated as character
by docdurdee (Scribe) on Feb 21, 2013 at 16:47 UTC
    Thank you!

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