2007/7/16, Joe Nciri <dev / logixcel.com>:
> a have a line to parse....
>
> 10.88.90.75 - - [16/Jul/2007:07:46:09 -0400] "GET /star/images/main.gif
> HTTP/1.1" 200 334
>
>
> anyone has a better idea... got stuck coming up with one simple regex (
> the double quote...) Need to tokenize the line,
>
> token 1 = 10.88.90.75
> token 2 = -
> token 3 = -
> token 4 = [16/Jul/2007:07:46:09 -0400]
> token 5 = "GET /star/images/main.gif HTTP/1.1"
> token 6 = 200
> token 7 = 234
>
>
> can some one help please.

Try this as a starting point:

line.scan %r{
  \S+
| \[[^\]]*\]
| "[^"]*"
}x

(untested)

Kind regards

robert