[Tutor] Matching string

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Tue Feb 27 16:55:25 CET 2007

govind goyal wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to use a pattern matcing (regular expression) inside "if 
> loop" such that if it will find "*MBytes*" and *"Mbits/sec"* both *at a 
> time * regardless of there position in a particular string ,then only it 
> executes code inside "if block".
> for example if my string is  *"[904]  1.0- 2.0 sec  1.19 MBytes  10.0 
> Mbits/sec  2.345 ms    0/  850 (0%)"* then if condition evalutes to TRUE 
> and code inside it will be executed.
> If my string is *"Server listening on UDP port 5001"* then if condition 
> evaluates to False and code inside it will be not executed.

You don't need a regular expression for this, just search for both strings:

if 'MBytes' in s or 'Mbits/sec' in s:

You might want to change 'or' to 'and', I'm not sure which you want from 
your description.


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