[mkgmap-dev] regular expressions in tag testsFrom Steve Ratcliffe steve at parabola.me.uk on Tue Jun 5 17:19:53 BST 2012
Hi > Quite familiar, actually - now I managed to work it out. I think mkgmap > strips trailing and heading ws from the field content. I stumbled over I'm pretty sure that it doesn't do that normally. > later, I have a good 1000 files). After some fiddling about I concluded > that the whole field content has to be consumed by the RE for a match to That is right; the regex has to match the whole field. > One more thing: I tried to match a RE at the top level and failed. Is > would be nice if I could match '2\.08\.??' at the top level. Ha! I've just thought that you can do: ENT_LIN=* & ENT_LIN ~ '2\.08\...' But that means that the code could do this automatically and remove the restriction altogether! ..Steve
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