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Re: [vox-tech] Simple regex question
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Re: [vox-tech] Simple regex question

Jeff and Mark, thanks,

I didn't know you could use {} in Perl, like in ksh (I should have guessed).


----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark K. Kim" <markslist@email.com>
To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2001 12:04 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Simple regex question

> On Wed, 23 May 2001, Jay Strauss wrote:
> > Sorry, left off critical info, I'm using Perl
> Figured that much from "my" :)
> > > I have two variables:
> > >
> > > my $fromuser = "CRPCTL";
> > > my $touser = "CT7333";
> > >
> > > I have a text file with a bunch of "CRPCTLI"s in it, and want to
> > them
> > > to "CT7333_I".  But I can't form the proper regex:
> Since underscore is a valid part of an identifier, you couldn't make
> it part of the search string.  Generally {} is used to separate the
> identifier (at least in other scripting languages).  So can't you do:
>    s/${fromuser}I/${touser}_I/g;
> ???
> -Mark
> --
> Mark K. Kim
> http://www.cbreak.org/mark/
> PGP key available upon request.

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