How do I match the last occurence of a character?
none at microsoft.com
Thu Jun 10 08:21:25 CEST 1999
This is. essentially, what worked.
file_in = open( 'c:/temp/dd.txt', 'r+' )
for line in file_in.readlines():
name2 = line[0:string.rfind(line,"/" )]
"Jeff P." wrote:
> I've been messing with this for a little while now, but I can't get this
> to work. How do I match the last occurence of '\' in a string? I want to
> remove the file name from a url (e.g. news/breakingnews/981001b.html -->
> news/breakingnews/ ).
> Here is the simplest version (that doesn't work). It matches the _first_
> import regex
> file_in = open( 'dir.txt', 'r+' )
> for line in file_in.readlines():
> print regex.search( '/', line )
> Thanks for any help!
> Jeff P.
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