On Jun 28, 4:00 pm, Philip Hallstrom <r... / philip.pjkh.com> wrote:
> > How can I make a regular expression that will match everything, unless
> > it contains a certain string then it will match nothing.
>
> > For instance, let's say it should not match "bar", then:
>
> > "foo" => "foo"
> > "bar " => nil
> > "foobar" => nil
>
> some_string !~ /bar/
>
> -philip

Yeah, that's the easy way, is it possible to do that with the regular
expression alone and not use !~? The reason is because this is not
exactly for Ruby and I don't have another option.

Thanks