regular expressions

Luke Davis ldavis at
Thu Mar 20 13:51:35 EST 2003

One place that might help you rap your head around them, is the
procmailrc, and procmailex man pages.  Then go back and read the egrep man
page for the differences.  Stay away from sed for the time being.


On Thu, 20 Mar 2003, Johan [iso-8859-1] Bergström wrote:

> There's a great O'Reilly book called Mastering Regular Expressions. I'm not
> sure if this is avilable in ebook format tho. Hope you find it, it's really
> complete and might be abit more than you really want to know about pattern
> matching but it's still interesting. :)
> Johan
> "Joseph C. Lininger" <jbahm at> writes:
> > Hi all,
> > I would like to start by thanking you all for the good advice on reading
> > word documents. Now, I have another question. Could anyone point me to
> > some good documentation on using regular expressions? I'm trying to do
> > some pattern matching. I've tried reading the man page on egrep, and this
> > is still giving me fits. I've come to the conclusion that I'm not doing
> > something right. Do any of you know where I may find some help on this?
> >
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> > Joseph C. Lininger
> > jbahm at
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