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Gsub with match data

If I do “abc”.gsub(/a(b)c/) { | matched |

}

I realize it’s a bit painful but I kind of expected it to pass MatchData to the block. Is there a way to get the MatchData or matched groups?

pp "abc".match(/a(b)c/)   # =>  Regex::MatchData("abc" 1:"b")