[Chicago-talk] using a regex in a variable

Ed Summers ehs at pobox.com
Fri Oct 24 09:12:36 CDT 2003

On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 08:54:54AM -0500, Jay Strauss wrote:
> my $regex = 's/$/_addsomejunk/';
> my $str = 'something';
> how do I use the $regex on $str to turn $str into "something_addsomejunk";

Why not just use concatenation?
    $str .= '_addsomejunk'; 


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