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Re: Regular expressions and backslashes...


From: Juri Jensen
Subject: Re: Regular expressions and backslashes...
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 18:29:56 +0200
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On Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 03:58:49PM +0200, Adrian Phillips wrote:
> >>>>> "Juri" == Juri Jensen <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> [Don't forget to copy to the list so its in the archives]
> 
> <snip>
> 
> [ why using [[:blank:]] ]
>     Juri> No, but I'm not that good at regular expressions. Are there
>     Juri> any other way that I could achieve the same result...?
> 
> Just write it  :-

I wouldn't have expected it to be that simple ;-)

> 
> BeginGroupIfNoLineMatching "^ *;* *logon path = [\][\]%N[\]USERPROFILES[\]%U( 
> +(;.*)?)?$"
> 
>     >> - there could be several spaces around the =
> 
>     Juri> There isn't...
> 
> In your case perhaps, I just meant in general smb.conf can have
> multiple spaces and it is normally better to be flexible to begin
> with.

That's right, I'll look into that....

> 
>     >> - have you a copy of the line which this should match
> 
>     Juri> Yes:
> 
>     Juri>    logon path = \\%N\USERPROFILES\%U ; Edited by cfengine
> 
> Oh, as in the one you are replacing it with :-)

Yes, I can see that now.... Hmm, has to change it ;-)

> 
> Right, I've been testing this with perl and having lots of fun. Yes,
> it is the backslashes. Using [\] gives problems because \] is just an
> escaped ] possibly. I've tried various variations and I'm currently
> stumped although you could try [\\] to see if that helps.

Well I tried that and it didn't work....

> 
> Stop the press !! I got it working using :-
> 
> ^ *;* *logon path = [\\][\\]%N[\\]USERPROFILES[\\]%U( +(;.*)?)?$
> 
> Try that and let me know if it works as it works using perl at least
> but I haven't checked with cfengine

It works!!! Thanks!! Fast reply and an elaborate answer, I must say...

> 
> Sincerely,
> 
> Adrian
> 
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Juri Jensen

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