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[perl #109798] '/e' regexp modifier is not recognized by re pragma

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James E Keenan via RT
February 4, 2012 12:04
[perl #109798] '/e' regexp modifier is not recognized by re pragma
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On Sat Feb 04 04:05:02 2012, wrote:
> This is a bug report for perl from,
> generated with the help of perlbug 1.39 running under perl 5.14.2.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> [Please describe your issue here]
> When '/e' modifier is used with 're' module, Perl complains about
>    unknown
> modifier. Personally, I think that informing about '/e' not being able
>    to be
> used by 're' module would be more useful.

Agreed. I couldn't find any discussion of '/e' in 'perldoc re'

>     C:\Users\Konrad>perl -e "use re '/e'"
>     Unknown regular expression flag "e" at -e line 1

via perlbug:  queue: perl5 status: new

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