[Tutor] re.compile and objects - what am doing wrong?
alan.gauld at freenet.co.uk
Tue Dec 28 00:48:14 CET 2004
> for key in polishKeys:
> searchPat=re.compile("%s") % key # Doesn't work
> for rKey in roughKeys:
> if searchPat.match(rKey): print key+"----"+rKey
It should work, but it may be a bad string - ie not a
valid regular expression? What errors do you get?
What does the key string look like? (try inserting
a print command before the compile)
We need a wee bit more detail on what's going wrong.
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