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From Thomas Eibner <>
Subject Re: Regular Expressions
Date Thu, 23 Aug 2001 03:18:50 GMT
On Wed, Aug 22, 2001 at 11:15:12PM -0400, Rich Bowen wrote:
> No, the / character does not have special meaning in these regular
> expressions. More specifically, there is no delimiter, as there is in
> Perl. You just have a string, and that is the regex. Perl has a
> character that indicates the start and end of the pattern. While this
> is traditionally / it can be anything. But, since there is no such
> character used, you can't put switches like Perl's /i or /s or
> whatever on the end after the closing delimiter.
> egrep is the same way (same as apache that is) in that you just
> provide a string
> egrep "patt?[eu]rn"
> The quotes are optional if the pattern does not contain any special
> characters.

But where excactly are you using/needing this? 

  Thomas Eibner <> DnsZone <>
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