ts <decoux / moulon.inra.fr> writes:

>>>>>> "R" == Renaud HEBERT <renaud.hebert / alcatel.fr> writes:
> 
>R> [ ... ]
>R>
>R> 4) To replace a single backslash with two, you need to write gsub(/\\/,
>R> '\\\\\\\\')!! Ouch!
> 
>   http://www.rubycentral.com/faq/rubyfaq-9.html#ss9.18
> 
>  You can write '\&\&', only 4 characters

But to replace the letter 'a' with two backslashes, you still have ...

  gsub(/a/, '\\\\\\\\')

However, you can also do this:

  gsub(/\\/){'\\\\'}

and

  gsub(/a/){'\\\\'}


> Guy Decoux


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