dist-git help wanted: write me a regex!

Garry Williams gtwilliams at gmail.com
Mon Dec 21 16:57:16 UTC 2009


On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 12:25 AM, James Cassell
<fedoraproject at cyberpear.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Dec 2009 00:01:06 -0500, Jesse Keating <jkeating at redhat.com>
> wrote:
>> The kernel module is full of changelogs that start with:
>>
>> Thu Dec 17 2009 Jarod Wilson <jarod at redhat.com> 2.6.32.1-11
...
>> Can somebody please
>> write me a regex that will catch the above line, and others like it?
>
> This should do it:
> /((Mon|Tues?|Wed|Thu(rs?)?|Fri|Sat|Sun)\s+(Jan|Feb|Mar|Apr|May|June?|July?|Aug|Sep|Oct|Nov|Dec)\s+[0-3]?[0-9]\s+(19|20)[0-9][0-9]\s+[A-Za-z0-9\s]+<[^\s@]+@[^\s@>]+>\s+2.[4-6].[0-9.-]+\s*)/

"The grammar described in RFC 822 is surprisingly complex."

 http://www.ex-parrot.com/pdw/Mail-RFC822-Address.html

:-)

-- 
Garry Williams +1 678 656-4579




More information about the fedora-devel-list mailing list