quoting strings

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Tue Jan 31 08:49:31 EST 2006

Michal Duda wrote:

> is any equivalent to perl "quotemeta" function in python?

s = re.escape(s)

> I know that I can use this on string: r'\\test'
> but I need to do this on the variable

your example is a string literal, which isn't really the same thing as
a RE pattern in Python.


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