Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
more useful options

(ar0n) Re (3): Need help comparing against a set of regexps

by ar0n (Priest)
on Mar 10, 2002 at 07:40 UTC ( #150687=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: (ar0n) Re: Need help comparing against a set of regexps
in thread Need help comparing against a set of regexps

qr was added in Perl 5.005_03. If you're running anything older than that, you should consider an upgrade, as previous versions are considered buggy.

my @regexes = ('HELLO(\w+)', 'hello(\w+)', 'Hello(\w+)'); for my $re (@regexes) { $re =~ s!/!\/!; # escape delimiters my $eval = '$string =~ /' . $re . '/;'; if ( eval $eval ) { print "$string matches $re\n"; } }
It's an ugly hack, and I would very much prefer it if you would promote world peace, fight hunger and help stop global warming by upgrading your version of Perl.

[ ar0n -- want job (boston) ]

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Domain Nodelet?
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://150687]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others taking refuge in the Monastery: (3)
As of 2021-10-18 17:16 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    My first memorable Perl project was:

    Results (74 votes). Check out past polls.