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Re: regexp for correct package version

On 2008/02/17 06:59, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
On Sun, Feb 17, 2008 at 12:44:57AM +0200, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
 >> An easiest missed thing is a regular expression for correct package
 >> version.  Is the following correct (ERE)?
>> >> [0-9]+([.][0-9]+)*((alpha|beta|rc|pre|pl)[0-9]+)?[a-z]?(nb[0-9]+)?

This is only a subset of the allowed syntax. You can have multiple
alpha,rc,pl,... parts for example.

Ok. Next try:


Can [a-z] be also repeated?

An observation: that last part will match nb0 (which doesn't/can't occur AFAIK). Maybe


for that last piece.

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