I'm not sure if the ereg supports the inline greedy modifier like: .+? or .*?
so: ereg("<\?php.*?\?\>", $html, $phpIncludes); if not use preg_match() instead... "Christoph Starkmann" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message B120D7EC8868D411A63D0050040EDA771118F3@XCHANGE">news:B120D7EC8868D411A63D0050040EDA771118F3@XCHANGE... > As far as I can say, a simple ereg-command is always greedy, isn't it? > Can you tell me how to switch greedy off? > > I want to find everything between the start- and end-php-tags: > > $phpIncludes = array(); > ereg("<\?php.*\?\>", $html, $phpIncludes); > > where $html contains the entire page, containing one php-script-section > at the very top and one at the very botton, and maybe some inbetween. > > Now the above ereg always returns me the entire site in $phpIncludes; > > All help is appreciated, thanx a lot, > > cheers, > > Kiko > > ----- > It's not a bug, it's a feature. > christoph starkmann > mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > http://www.fh-augsburg.de/~kiko > ICQ: 100601600 > ----- -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] For additional commands, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To contact the list administrators, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED]