Function eregi() is deprecated, any replacement?

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Mon Mar 14, 2011 6:25 am

preg_match() will probably be your best bet.

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Mon Mar 14, 2011 10:39 am

so there is no regular expression function in php any more,
As egami stated "preg_match() will probably be your best bet."

eregi uses POSIX for its regular expressions, preg uses PERL. You will need to rewrite your expressions to fit the PERL syntax but it is faster than eregi which is why ereg has been deprecated.

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