Re: Regexp to parse "Version:" fields
On Wed, Jun 21, 2006 at 01:56:21PM +0200, Christoph Haas wrote:
> for mentors.debian.net I would like to find a perfect (TM) regular
> expression to split the "Version:" line of a control file into:
> - epoch
> - upstream version
> - Debian package revision
> My current attempt is:
You don't want to match a hyphen inside the Debian revision. .+
will match it, [\w.+]+ won't.
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