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Re: Need Speed:Search Tab-delimited File for pairs of names

by oiskuu (Hermit)
on Dec 16, 2013 at 21:49 UTC ( #1067373=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Need Speed:Search Tab-delimited File for pairs of names

Addressing the question of literal matching: note that regex allow you to safely embed variables using \Q and \E, e.g.

my @pats = map qr/\Q$_\E/, @ARGV;
The above prepares @ARGV as patterns, disabling interpretation of meta-characters.

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