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Re: [swish-e] ReplaceRules

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)>
Date: Fri May 04 2007 - 14:01:57 GMT scribbled on 5/4/07 8:57 AM:

> I have used the following ReplaceRule:
> ReplaceRules regex !3adm0127\.nsf/\w+?/!3adm0127.nsf/LookUpByUniqueID/!
> but it simply refuses to do the job.
> The regular expression is valid, I have tried it out in a Perl script because
> I was going bananas. Mind the question mark in \w+? to avoid the default
> greediness!

I'm not a ReplaceRules expert, but I believe that the regex library is the C 
regex lib, not the Perl regex, so they aren't 100% compatible.

I would try it without the ? -- just \w+

that won't match the next / because it's not a \w so you don't need to turn off 
the greedy feature.

Peter Karman  .  .  peter(at)
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Received on Fri May 4 10:01:57 2007