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From: Mihaly Zachar (zmihaly_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-10 11:51:21

John Maddock wrote:
> Mihaly Zachar wrote:
>> unfortunately this is a real problem...
>> I'm interworking with an existing perl system and it provides me rexes
>> what I sohuld use.
>> We should have the same result for the same regexes.
>> mitya_at_stamford:~$ perl -e '$in = "1111"; $in =~ s/(.*)/0$1/; print
>> $in."\n"' 01111
>> mitya_at_stamford:~$
>> to set match_not_null is not good for me :(
> OK so the Perl code doesn't set the /g modifier so it only replaces the
> first match found: you can get the same behaviour in Boost.Regex by passing
> the format_first_only flag as the last argument to regex_replace.
> In other words the defaults are different: Boost.Regex defaults to "replace
> all occurences" but you can choose to replace just the first one if you
> want, and Perl is the other way around.

great, I know why does it work in this way !!!

thanks very much for for you and Stephen Nuchia too


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