basi wrote:
> (I ordered for a copy of Mastering Regular Expressions. Should be in my
> snail mailbox anytime soon. In the meantime ... )
> 
> How do I tell Ruby to use the content of a variable as the pattern,
> rather than interpreting the variable name as a literal?
> 
> 
> v = "aeiou"
> 
> Then, in
> 
> "goodness" =~ /[v]/
> 
> I'd like v to be interepreted not as a literal but as a variable name.

Same as with a string:

"goodness" =~ /[#{v}]/

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