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regex to get db username from config.php

Discussion in 'XenForo Development Discussions' started by Mouth, Aug 11, 2014.

  1. Mouth

    Mouth Well-Known Member

    I'm only a basic regex'er, so looking for some help please. Wanting to grep the xf config.php to pull out the db username.

    config.php contains
    $config['db']['username'] = 'myusername';
    my best effort, yet still unsuccessful, grep so far is
    grep -o "(\$config\[\'db\'\]\[\'username\'\]\ \=\ \').*" library/config.php
    Can anyone assist with the correct regex for the grep to pull out myusername please?

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