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Re^4: Making a regex case insensitive

by ikegami (Pope)
on Mar 06, 2007 at 18:45 UTC ( #603487=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Making a regex case insensitive
in thread Making a regex case insensitive

Nothing is modified, not even letters. Case is preserved.
>perl -le "'aA' =~ /(.*)/i && print $1 aA

Only the matching is affected. /i causes lower- and upper-case letters to match lower- and upper-case versions of itself.

Maybe you were thinking of

>perl -le "lc('aA') =~ /(.*)/ && print $1 aa

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