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Re: Regex: Searching for a string with special characters
in thread Regex: Searching for a string with special characters
And another option is to use the qr/$string/ syntax, which you can find in perlop.
Just a small annotation. This is only correct if it is supposed to be a general comment. The qr/$string/ construct has no influence on the escape issue whatsoever.
For the escaping see also quotemeta.
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