[Nagiosplug-help] check_apt: I don't understand the regex
Frank Van Damme
frank.vandamme at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 13:31:54 CEST 2011
according to the man page of check_apt, a package is considered a
critical upgrade if it matches this regex:
^[^\(]*\([^ ]* (Debian-Security:|Ubuntu:[^/]*/[^-]*-security)
I know a few things about regexes but I can't parse it. And so can't grep:
# apt-get -o 'Debug::NoLocking=true' -s -qq upgrade | grep
'^[^\(]*\([^ ]* (Debian-Security:|Ubuntu:[^/]*/[^-]*-security)'
grep: Unmatched ( or \(
What am I misinterpreting?
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