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Re: dist-git help wanted: write me a regex!



On Mon, 2009-12-21 at 11:40 -0600, Jeffrey Ollie wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 11:24 AM, Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com> wrote:
> >
> > I'm having some difficulty applying this.  It's going into a perl file
> > thusly:
> >
> > $logmsg =~ s|/((Mon|Tues?|Wed|Thu(rs?)?|Fri|Sat|Sun)\s+(Jan|Feb|Mar|Apr|
> > May|June?|July?|Aug|Sep|Oct|Nov|Dec)\s+[0-3]?[0-9]\s+(19|20)[0-9][0-9]\s
> > +[^<]+<[^\s ]+@[^\s@>]+>\s+2.[4-6].[0-9.-]+\s*)/|mg
> >
> > But that gives me Unmatched ( in regex; marked by <-- HERE in m/(( <--
> > HERE  or something along those lines.
> >
> > The added "s|...|mg" is coming from other lines in this script which
> > look like:
> >
> > $logmsg =~ s|^\s*\d\d*-\d\d*-\d\d*\s*[^<\n]*<[^>\n]*>\s*$|* \n|mg;
> >
> > so I'm sure I'm screwing something up when putting it in the script.
> 
> You can't use "|" in the "s|||mg" command since it's used inside the
> regex.  IIRC you should be able to use "%": "s%%%mg".
> 

Ricky helped me get this regex going, thanks all!

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