parsing a file name

Paul Boddie paul at boddie.org.uk
Fri Jan 12 19:23:41 CET 2007


Chris Mellon wrote:
>
> I'm trying to think of a good reason to extract the version from the
> filename instead of using RPM to get the real version from the
> metadata and I can't come up with one.

The inquirer doesn't have any RPM handling tools installed/available or
is dealing with a lot of versioned filenames which might be a selection
of different, arbitrary formats.

Try harder! ;-)

Paul




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