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Re: Variable length lookbehind not implemented in regex

by AnomalousMonk (Canon)
on Feb 12, 2013 at 20:31 UTC ( #1018443=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Variable length lookbehind not implemented in regex

... fails with the error "Variable length lookbehind not implemented in regex" ... ways around this ...

See Re: perl regexp question excluding strings for one technique for emulating variable-length negative look-behind.

Update: See also the general discussion of this topic in Why is variable length lookahead implemented while lookbehind is not? and the particular example in Re^2: Why is variable length lookahead implemented while lookbehind is not?.

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