On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 1:37 PM, Jeremy Bopp <jeremy / bopp.net> wrote:
> On 2/2/2011 12:19 PM, Bob Hatch wrote:
>> I have the following variable. Ruby looks at the = sign as a regex
>> literal and I need it to be recognized as text.
>>
>> search_text =! %r{
>> =
>> }x
>
> You have a typo in your code sample here, and the message you see as a
> result is:
>
> warning: regex literal in condition
>
> That is because of the =! you have.      
> assigment (the = part) and a boolean negation (the ! part) of the
> following regexp.      轡    
>
> search_text = %r{
> 
> }

I think he meant to use =~ instead.