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RegEx functionality

2 posts in General Discussion Last posting was on 2011-12-09 22:13:19.0Z
Mark Posted on 2011-12-09 21:57:47.0Z
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Does Sybase ASE 15.5 have the built in capability to do regular
expressions for matching?


Rob V Posted on 2011-12-09 22:13:19.0Z
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On 09-Dec-2011 22:57, Mark wrote:
> Does Sybase ASE 15.5 have the built in capability to do regular
> expressions for matching?

No. ASE can only do the standard SQL pattern matching with the % and _
wildcard characters, but not what is commonly known as regular expressions.

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HTH,

Rob V.
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