Regular Expression Trouble
freebsd at celestial.com
Wed Aug 27 03:47:19 UTC 2008
On Tue, Aug 26, 2008, Martin McCormick wrote:
>I am trying to isolate only the MAC addresses that appear in
>For anyone who is interested, the sed construct that should do
>this looks like:
> sed 's/.*\([[ your regular expression ]]\).*/\1/'
>The \1 tells sed to only print what matched and skip all the rest.
I just tried this, and it worked:
sed -n 's;.* to \([0-9:a-z]*\) via.*;\1;p' logfile
It would have been easier in perl or python where one could use
the pattern '.* to (\S+) via.*'.
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