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perl, loop through an array of strings, substitute character, and save it back to an array

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my @fields = ('Larry', 'Curly', 'Moe');

I want loop through the fields, replace all 'r' with 'R', and save it back to the same array @fields.
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one way would be:

foreach $fld (@fields) { $fld =~ s/r/R/ig; }


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s/r/R/g for @fields;
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Both works.  Thanks
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