Regex probs ...

Brendan Strunk geek947 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 7 21:59:51 UTC 2008


If your having problems you should try reinstalling the app

On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 2:51 PM, Chris Mohler <cr33dog at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 4:38 PM, dave selby <dave6502 at googlemail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > My regex is hopeless ... I am trying to match
> >
> > '0:00 motion'
> >
> > and it just is not having it ...
> >
> > echo '7882 pts/1    Sl+    0:00 motion' | grep -e
> > '[:digit;]:[:digit:][:digit:].motion$'
> >
> > can anyone tell me where I am going wrong ?
>
>
> No expert, but how about this:
> echo '7882 pts/1    Sl+    0:00 motion' | grep -o
> "[0-9]:[0-9][0-9].motion$"
>
>
> -o tells grep to only output the matched portion...
>
> Chris
>
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