Ok,I'll go with something along the lines of the second solution...
I know the meaning of the switches... They are there because some regexen on DB are allowed to be "real regexes" and not just "bare words".
Maybe I'll emulate \Q...\E then...
$regexp =~ s/\\Q(.*?)\\E/quotemeta($1)/eg;
Should that do what I want ? :-)
/e ==> /eg
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