perl -i -pe replacement expression problem

Posted on 2002-04-11
Last Modified: 2006-11-17
hello I am using the expression

perl5 -i -pe 's/expression/expressionnew/g' *.*

to replace things in a directory.  However I can't seem to figure out how to replace something with a backslash in it itself.  I need to replace:

Mousepads</a> |

with just


Getting all errors.  How I specify that?

Question by:webcs
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perl5 -i -pe 's/Mousepads<\/a> \|/<\/a>/g' *.*
perl5 -i -pe 's"Mousepads</a> \|"</a>"g' *.*

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