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From "Scot P. Floess" <sflo...@nc.rr.com>
Subject Re: PropertyRegex help
Date Fri, 16 Apr 2010 13:54:44 GMT

Hee - good pt about the .* ;)

On Thu, 15 Apr 2010, David Weintraub wrote:

> You need to learn about Regular Expressions and how they work.
>
> Try regexp="dev-(.*)" instead of regexp="dev-*"
>
> Note that I'm using "period asterisk" and not just an asterisk. An asterisk
> means zero or more of the previous "character" and period means any
> character". Combined, that means any string of any length (even zero in
> length).
>
> The parentheses mark the area you want to select. Since it is the first pair
> of parentheses, it's "\1".
>
> Here's a document I created to explain regular expressions: <
> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/433257/Regular_Expressions.doc>
>
> On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 8:18 PM, Andy2008 <hoangtu69@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> Here's my input
>>
>> dev-abc.com:8001
>>
>> I want abc.com:8001 back.  Below is my propertyregex
>>
>> <propertyregex  property="url"
>>                input="dev-abc.com:8001"
>>                regexp="dev-*"
>>                     select="\1"
>>                                 casesensitive="false" />
>>
>> but <echo>${url}</echo> returns \1
>>
>> Do you have any ideas?
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