bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #50329, ${cmd} replacement operator in...


bug #50329: ${cmd} replacement operator in regexprep

Submitted by:  Guillaume <gyom>
Submitted on:  Thu Feb 16 15:24:31 2017  
Category: Octave FunctionSeverity: 1 - Wish
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Feature Request
Status: ConfirmedAssigned to: None
Originator Name: GuillaumeOpen/Closed: Open
Release: devOperating System: Any

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Fri Feb 17 17:09:39 2017, comment #1:

Since dynamic expressions are yet to be implemented, will a patch that takes ${cmd} as replacement input for regexprep but input of cmd should be a static string?

Pranav Bhasin <pbhasin96>
Thu Feb 16 15:24:31 2017, original submission:

With Matlab, regexprep has an option to use ${cmd} in the replacement string to execute command cmd for each match:


Output should be 'abab' but Octave returns 'a${fliplr($&)}b'.

Guillaume <gyom>


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