[collectd] Remind: Does regex match end of a line?

Sebastian Harl sh at tokkee.org
Mon Aug 23 12:50:48 CEST 2010

Hi Denis,

On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 02:15:13PM +0400, Denis Melnikov wrote:
> Using tail plugin I want to speed up regex matching via anchoring to
> end-of-line with '$'.
> But as I can see, the plugin evaluates '$' sign as something else, maybe
> literal '$'.
> Is it possible to use '$' sign as anchor to end-of-line?
> I.e.:
> Regex " 200 ([0-9]+\\.[0-9]+)$"

Hrm, that *should* work. The tail plugin uses POSIX extended regular
expressions and the only thing to be handled differently is to escape
backslashes (as you did). Do you see any errors in the logs? What
operating system / libc do you use?


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