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Bug #15070 ereg() not matching properly.
Submitted: 2002-01-16 12:24 UTC Modified: 2002-02-11 17:22 UTC
From: mking at aspre dot net Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Regexps related
PHP Version: 4.0.6 OS: Linux (Cobalt)
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-01-16 12:24 UTC] mking at aspre dot net
I'm having weird problems with ereg(). Look at the following code. There is no reason that ereg() should return false with the value ("1.99"). It does. It returns true with "1.90". This pattern should return true for (in english):

0 or more of anything, one "." exactly, two digits exactly, 0 or more of anything

I think there may be a problem with the regex libraries. This worked in 4.05, but now does not work with 4.06

$vTmp = "$1.99";   // "$1.90" works!!!
settype($vTmp, "double");
    // handle error
    // continue


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 [2002-02-11 17:21 UTC] mking at aspre dot net
I'm reopening so someone can bogus this bug. (I don't seem to have that option).
 [2002-02-11 17:22 UTC]
Bogusify on request
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