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Perl Pattern Matching !!! Help

Hello

I got the below one from in one of this forums

For Ex: Loading File System Networking in nature

now i need to extract the patterns between the words File and Networking :

i.e. sample output: System

cmd used : cat <file> | sed 's/.*File //' | sed 's/Closing.*$//'


Actually i have the same criteria but i want to do it from a variable which has special characters ..

For Example :

$VAR=USING (FILE '/TEST1/FILENAME'5000)

From the above string i want to reterive the value between ' and ) in this case its 5000.

Any Suggestions will be helpful

Thanks

Rahul
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gmatch(3GEN)					     String Pattern-Matching Library Functions					      gmatch(3GEN)

NAME
gmatch - shell global pattern matching SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag ... ] file ... -lgen [ library ... ] #include <libgen.h> int gmatch(const char *str, const char *pattern); DESCRIPTION
gmatch() checks whether the null-terminated string str matches the null-terminated pattern string pattern. See the sh(1), section File Name Generation, for a discussion of pattern matching. A backslash () is used as an escape character in pattern strings. RETURN VALUES
gmatch() returns non-zero if the pattern matches the string, zero if the pattern does not. EXAMPLES
Example 1: Examples of gmatch() function. In the following example, gmatch() returns non-zero (true) for all strings with "a" or "-" as their last character. char *s; gmatch (s, "*[a-]" ) ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |MT-Safe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
sh(1), attributes(5) NOTES
When compiling multithreaded applications, the _REENTRANT flag must be defined on the compile line. This flag should only be used in mul- tithreaded applications. SunOS 5.10 29 Dec 1996 gmatch(3GEN)

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