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Re: perl: problem with s/// and variable interpolation

On Thu, 30 Apr 1998, Yann Dirson wrote:

> I wrote a sample script whose behaviour seems strange to me.  At least
> I can't find in the doc why it behaves so, nor what I should write to
> get the expected result.
> ==== The sample script
> #!/usr/bin/perl
> $TRANSLATION = '\1;$2';
> $str = "ab";
> $str =~ s{(.)(.)}{$TRANSLATION};


Have you tried wrapping the substitution statement with an "eval" 
construct yet? I think that should make it work.



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