Modifying a string

How would I go about making this modification?
I am reading these 2 strings from a file

/usr/test/src: testcode.cpp

I would like to change it to this:

/usr/test/src/testcode.cpp

jeweeAsked:
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ahoffmannCommented:
$x="/usr/test/src: testcode.cpp";
$x=~s#: #/#

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jeweeAuthor Commented:
What if I have 2 separate strings?
ahoffmannCommented:
what does this mean?
assuming that each string is in $x, then there is no change
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jeweeAuthor Commented:
I am reading in a line from a file:

        $cmFile1 = (split)[1];
        $cmFile2 = (split)[2];
Kim RyanIT ConsultantCommented:
Just assgin your regexp to each variable
$cmFile1 =~s#: #/#;
$cmFile2 =~s#: #/#;

jeweeAuthor Commented:
This is what I am trying to do...

I have 2 strings -
$cmFile1 = (split)[1]
$cmFile2 = (split)[2]

(split)[1] is /usr/test/src:
(split)[2] is testcode.cpp

remove : and merge the 2 into one path:

/usr/test/src/testcode.cpp
Kim RyanIT ConsultantCommented:
$cmFile1 =~s#:#/#;
$final_name = $cmFile1 . $cmFile2;
ZiaTioNCommented:
$cmFile1 =~ s!:!/$cmFile2!;
ahoffmannCommented:
you don't need to split and then join again, just do in one subsitution (see http:#14364286 )
or do I miss something?
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