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James E Keenan via RT
August 8, 2013 01:08
[perl #119151] perldoc perlre does not appear to mention /r
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On Tue Aug 06 12:57:36 2013, wrote:

> A cross-reference would be useful.  The patch we have is better than
> nothing.
> Better than that might be something like:
>   There are a number of flags that can be found at the end of regular
>   expression constructs that are I<not> generic regular expression
> flags, but
>   apply to the operation being performed, like matching or
> substitution (C<m//>
>   or C<s///> respectively).  These flags, fully documented in
>   L<perlop/Whatever>, are:
>     e - (...eval stuff...)
>     r - (...replace stuff...)
>     g - (...globally stuff...)
> If the current patch is applied as-is, I think that's fine, and I can
> do the
> above a bit later.

In order to move us forward, in commit 171e731 I applied the SECOND
patch attached.  I'm now assigning the ticket to rjbs so that,
post-5.18.1 release, he can add the paragraphs he suggested in an
appropriate location.

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan

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