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Old August 31st, 2009, 11:27 PM
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Question Regular Expression Error


I'm trying to split a line if it's match with my pattern.
I would like to get [user:myuser][filename:test.txt][status:pending][here something else] from a line.

eg. $line is
[localhost 2009/09/01 12:34:02] ME INFO: [user:myuser][filename:test.txt][status:pending][here something else]
if($line =~ /.*(\[.*\]{3,}).*/)
   print $line;
My regex doesn't match with my line.
Can someone tell me what's wrong with my regular expression.

Old September 6th, 2009, 01:05 PM
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Of course it wouldn't match - you don't have ']]]' in your string.

use /((?:\[.*\]){3,})/

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