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#!/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