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Re: [vox-tech] Simple regex question


  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Simple regex question
  • From: Micah Cowan <micMAPSah@cowanbox.com>
  • Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 10:43:03 -0700
  • References: 002101c0e3a4$098d49d0$afabbbcc@a21m

On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 11:18:30AM -0500, Jay Strauss wrote:
> I have two variables:
> 
> my $fromuser = "CRPCTL";
> my $touser = "CT7333";
> 
> I have a text file with a bunch of "CRPCTLI"s in it, and want to change them
> to "CT7333_I".  But I can't form the proper regex:
> 
> I tried
> 
> s/$fromuser."I"/$touser."_I/g;
> s/"$fromuserI"/"$touser_I"/g;
> s/$fromuser\."I"/
> 
> I don't want to have to do:
> $search = $fromuser."I";
> $replace = $touser."_I";
> 
> s/$search/$replace/g;
> 
> Jay
> 
> Jay Strauss
> jjstrauss@yahoo.com

Must you use perl?  Why not:

sed 's/CRPCTLI/CT7333_I/g'

?

Micah


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