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73134Re: VIML regex comparison problem

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  • Mike Williams
    Sep 9, 2013
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      On 09/09/2013 11:38, Christian Brabandt wrote:
      > On Mon, September 9, 2013 12:31, Mike Williams wrote:
      >> On 09/09/2013 10:56, Nikolay Pavlov wrote:
      >>> On Sep 9, 2013 1:40 PM, "Mike Williams"
      >>> <mike.williams@...>
      >>> wrote:
      >> I had tried calls to escape(..., '\') and that made no difference.
      >
      > Where did you do that? You need to make sure, that you only escape
      > the right side of the comparison and not both sides.

      Facepalm.

      >> Changing the test
      >>
      >> if l:d !~ "^\V" . s:dir1
      >>
      >> makes no difference.
      >
      > What happens, if you changed that line to:
      >
      > if l:d !~ escape(s:dir1, '\\')

      Yep that works. Classic case of using regex to solve a problem and
      getting two problems. Just needed to check a substring which Nikolay
      suggested.

      TTFN

      Mike
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