Cristiano Marchettini wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Tue, 2006-10-31 at 20:00 +0900, Peter Szinek wrote:
>> Could you provide the examples you have tried? I did not really get you, 
>> as for me:
>>
>> irb(main):003:0> "foobar" =~ /foo/
>> => 0
>> irb(main):004:0> "foobar" =~ /fo+/
>> => 0
>> your example works. Please send the code snippets which did not work for 
>> you.
> 
> I did not explain me too well.
> This code works for me too. I was referring to the User Guide example.
> Here is the code that doesn't work for me:
> 
> st = "\033[7m"
> en = "\033[m"
> 
> while TRUE
>   print "str> "
>   STDOUT.flush
>   str = gets
>   break if not str
>   str.chop!
>   print "pat> "
>   STDOUT.flush
>   re = gets
>   break if not re
>   re.chop!
>   str.gsub! re, "#{st}\\&#{en}"

  Normal: this code is doing simple string lookup, as in this line, re
is a String and not a Regexp. You should try this instead:

  str.gsub!(Regexp.new(re), "#{st}\\&#{en}")

	Vince

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