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Re: Regex expression is matching more than once

by Corion (Pope)
on Apr 22, 2013 at 07:54 UTC ( #1029816=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Regex expression is matching more than once

tr replaces characters, while s/// replaces substrings.

Your code in fact removes all characters in the set lmx.()$ from the target string.

Update: Athanasius pointed out that I missed the dollar sign in what tr replaces. The expression given to tr// does not interpolate variables.

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Re^2: Regex expression is matching more than once
by tobias_hofer (Friar) on Apr 22, 2013 at 08:02 UTC

    Oh.. Thanks a lot!
    Next time I will read the perl doc more carefully!
    Promised! ;-)

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