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Re^2: Regex To Remove File Extension

by kennethk (Abbot)
on Dec 10, 2008 at 19:17 UTC ( #729484=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Regex To Remove File Extension
in thread Regex To Remove File Extension

Both of these fail. .*? is the non-greedy version, not .*+, so s/\..*+$// fails on compile, and still doesn't work right if debugged because it's matching off of the first period. Your second expression has a typo (- in place of .) so it should read s/\.[^\.]*$//, as per dreadpiratepeter's post.

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