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Re: Regex is not being as "hungry" as it is supposed to


From: suvayu ali
Subject: Re: Regex is not being as "hungry" as it is supposed to
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2010 17:44:59 -0700

On 6 August 2010 00:36, Andreas Röhler <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> BTW, as running into difficulties with regexps is common:
> quite often helps ancoring it
>
> ^\(.+ \)[0-9]+ =
>
> \1
>
> circumvents the bug
>

Thank you for this suggestion! :) Whenever working with sed I usually
do that. I guess its good practice when using regexps interactively in
emacs too.

-- 
Suvayu

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