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Re: regular expressions
- Subject: Re: regular expressions
- From: steinhh(at)ulrik.uio.no (Stein Vidar Hagfors Haugan)
- Date: 4 Jun 1999 12:20:26 GMT
- In-reply-to: Michael Werger's message of Fri, 04 Jun 1999 13:38:08 +0200
- Newsgroups: comp.lang.idl-pvwave
- Organization: University of Oslo, Norway
- References: <3757BAA0.D64AFA37@astro.estec.esa.nl>
- Xref: news.doit.wisc.edu comp.lang.idl-pvwave:15056
In article <3757BAA0.D64AFA37@astro.estec.esa.nl>
Michael Werger <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> for a complex batch processing in IDL I need to do some regular
> expression handling. Of course I can do this like:
> so on. Did anyone already wrote some routines like
> regexp_replace and regexp_match (I think these names are speaking
> for themselves? - like the tcl routines regsub and regexp?
> Suggestions to improve the above routine are also welcome.
Take a look at the bottom of this page:
They're designed to work with standard unix regcomp/regexec
functions, but see e.g. http://sunland.gsfc.nasa.gov/info/regex/Top.html
for how to use the GNU regular expression library with the same
Of course, regexp_replace can be implemented by replacing
subexpressions and then putting the string together again...