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I have a script where I am reading a file in hash and using one of the values as a search $find = "pqr" and trying to replace with a directory structure $replace = "/abc/xyz/bcd"

/usr/bin/perl -0777 -pi -e 's/$find/$replace/' $file

This doesn't work, I tried using "" quotes - no success

Please let me know if there some quick suggestion

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If your $replace contains slashes, use a different separator (and double quotes):

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Thanks it worked – Guestme Feb 21 '13 at 19:03

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