IPFW Log question

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Fri Jun 20 09:01:53 PDT 2003

On Fri, Jun 20, 2003 at 09:49:28AM -0600, Warren Block wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Jun 2003, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> Ah, I didn't see that you were expanding those lines.  You're right
> about the useless backreference.  And then right after posting, I
> realized that it could be even smaller and--arguably--clearer:
> #!/usr/bin/perl -w
> while (<>) {
> 	print unless /last message repeated \d+ times/;
> }

Even smaller:

    #!/usr/bin/perl -wn

    print unless /last message repeated \d+ times/;

But this perl is all just a resource consuming way of saying:

    % grep -vE 'last message repeated [0-9]+ times'



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