Web lists-archives.com

RE: Regular Expressions on the Package Search Page

Achim Gratz sent the following at Tuesday, August 01, 2017 2:22 PM
>> On the Cygwin Package Search page
>> <https://cygwin.com/cgi-bin2/package-grep.cgi>
>> either regular expression matching doesn't work or way to let the
>> search engine know that one is looking for a regex needs to be
>> documented.
>Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] writes:
>You rather have the wrong expectations w.r.t. the text you are
>attempring to match.
>> Found 769 matches for /usr/share/
>If you click on one of those results you'll see that the only thing this
>matches are symlink targets. The actual file paths don't start with a
>slash (they are relative to /) and they are not the beginning of a line

Ahhh .....


- Barry
  Disclaimer: Statements made herein are not made on behalf of NIAID.

Problem reports:       http://cygwin.com/problems.html
FAQ:                   http://cygwin.com/faq/
Documentation:         http://cygwin.com/docs.html
Unsubscribe info:      http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple