yeah! remember that php interprets the string first, before it gets to
reg.ex. !! That's some I keep forgetting... lol


-----Original Message-----
From: Murray Chamberlain [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Friday, February 22, 2002 2:48 AM
Subject: [PHP] Re: regular expressions

I think you have some un-needed code there. But anyway you might need to use
a double backslash infront of the |

If that doesn't work mail me back


"German Castro Donoso" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
> I have a problem with ereg function.
> In php 4.0.5 i use this
> if ( ereg("([0-9][0-9]*)\|(\w\w*)",$opcion, $registros) ) {
>     ...
> }
> and no problem. But, in php 4.1.1 don't work. I think that may be the
> of | character.
> Note: I'm looking for a | in the string. Then i need escape the |
>   Any idea for fix it?
> Thanks
> German Castro

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