l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
Next Meeting:
July 7: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
Latest News:
Jun. 14: June LUGOD meeting cancelled
Page last updated:
2006 Apr 28 14:46

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] regex help - matching literal []
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox-tech] regex help - matching literal []

On Friday 28 April 2006 16:05, Micah J. Cowan wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 28, 2006 at 01:25:41PM -0700, Rod Roark wrote:
> > On Friday 28 April 2006 01:07 pm, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > ...
> >
> > > However, the compiler complains when I escape the square brackets
> > > with a backslash.  For some reason \[ doesn't match a literal [.
> >
> > Sounds like you need to double up on the backslashes -- once for
> > the compiler's parsing of string literals, and once for the regex
> > parser.
> You could also use "[[].*]".

Hrm? I don't think so. 

[bloom@cat-in-the-hat ~]$ bsh
BeanShell 2.0b4 - by Pat Niemeyer (pat@pat.net)
bsh % System.out.println("[ioaudsoif]".matches("[[].*]"));
// Error: // Uncaught Exception: Method Invocation matches : at Line: 
1 : in file: <unknown file> : .matches ( "[[].*]" ) 

Target exception: java.util.regex.PatternSyntaxException: Unclosed 
character class near index 5

java.util.regex.PatternSyntaxException: Unclosed character class near 
index 5

I usually have a GPG digital signature included as an attachment.
See http://www.gnupg.org/ for info about these digital signatures.

Attachment: pgp00003.pgp
Description: PGP signature

vox-tech mailing list

LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
EDGE Tech Corp.
For donating some give-aways for our meetings.