Converting '\n' to "\n"
joshua at roughtrade.net
Tue Jun 10 05:31:25 CDT 2003
On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 08:18:54PM +1000, Paul Fenwick wrote:
> G'day David,
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 07:59:50PM +1000, David Dick wrote:
> > Struck an interesting one today. Starting with
> > my ($t) = '\n';
> > how does one convert it to be equal to "\n", ie a normal line feed?
> $t =~ s/\\n/\n/g;
> Or am I missing something here?
More generally, if you want to use a string literal interpolation that
would normally be performed at compile-time, perhaps
$foo = eval qq("$t");
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