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in thread Store regular expressions in a file.

#!/usr/local/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; use String::Interpolate qw(safe_interpolate); # Read the regexes my @Rexes; while (my $t = <DATA>) { chomp $t; last if $t =~ /^$/; my ($regex, $repl) = split /\t+/, $t; push @Rexes, [ qr($regex), $repl ]; } # Process the text while (my $l = <DATA>) { $l=~ s/$$_[0]/safe_interpolate($$_[1])/eg for @Rexes; print $l, "\n"; } __DATA__ duck cluck a(b+)c \uc${1}\ua That bird says "duck!" xyzzy plugh ac abc abbc abbbc
That bird says "cluck!" xyzzy plugh ac CbA CbbA CbbbA

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Re^3: Store regular expressions in a file.
by roboticus (Chancellor) on Nov 12, 2010 at 00:24 UTC

    ++eff_i_g:

    Sweet! I played with it for a while before giving up on the capture groups. I'll have to be sure to keep this handy!

    ...roboticus

Re^3: Store regular expressions in a file.
by yoda54 (Monk) on Nov 11, 2010 at 18:34 UTC
    Thanks everyone for the enlightenment!!