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default = ssh:\/\/webfaction\/\/home\/mwolfe02\/webapps\/hg\/repos\/(.*)$
/
gm
default = ssh:
matches the characters default = ssh: literally (case sensitive)
\/ matches the character / with index 4710 (2F16 or 578) literally (case sensitive)
\/ matches the character / with index 4710 (2F16 or 578) literally (case sensitive)
webfaction
matches the characters webfaction literally (case sensitive)
\/ matches the character / with index 4710 (2F16 or 578) literally (case sensitive)
\/ matches the character / with index 4710 (2F16 or 578) literally (case sensitive)
home
matches the characters home literally (case sensitive)
\/ matches the character / with index 4710 (2F16 or 578) literally (case sensitive)
mwolfe02
matches the characters mwolfe02 literally (case sensitive)
\/ matches the character / with index 4710 (2F16 or 578) literally (case sensitive)
webapps
matches the characters webapps literally (case sensitive)
\/ matches the character / with index 4710 (2F16 or 578) literally (case sensitive)
hg
matches the characters hg literally (case sensitive)
\/ matches the character / with index 4710 (2F16 or 578) literally (case sensitive)
repos
matches the characters repos literally (case sensitive)
\/ matches the character / with index 4710 (2F16 or 578) literally (case sensitive)
1st Capturing Group
(.*)
.
matches any character (except for line terminators)
* matches the previous token between zero and unlimited times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
$ asserts position at the end of a line
Global pattern flags
g modifier: global. All matches (don't return after first match)
m modifier: multi line. Causes ^ and $ to match the begin/end of each line (not only begin/end of string)
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gm

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