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Re: Problem using value of variable in a regular expression

by JediWizard (Deacon)
on Jul 30, 2010 at 14:30 UTC ( #852094=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Problem using value of variable in a regular expression

You might also consider using quotemeta or the \Q and \E operators.

My other thought here, because you don't appear to need the power of a regular expression (you are just looking to see if one string contains another), index will give you that information with much less overhead.


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