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<?php $input = 'S1G5AB'; // given this $store = '5I6GAB'; // actually this $chars = str_split($input); var_dump($chars); $regex = str_replace(['S','5','G','6','1','I'], ['[S5]','[S5]','[G6]','[G6]','[I1]','[I1]'], $input); echo $regex; echo (0 < preg_match("/$regex/", $store) ? 'Match' : 'No match');
based on hBd7u
Output for 5.4.0 - 5.6.28, hhvm-3.10.0 - 3.12.0, 7.0.0 - 7.1.0
array(6) { [0]=> string(1) "S" [1]=> string(1) "1" [2]=> string(1) "G" [3]=> string(1) "5" [4]=> string(1) "A" [5]=> string(1) "B" } [S[S5]][[I1]1][G[G6]][S5]ABNo match
Output for 4.4.2 - 4.4.9, 5.1.0 - 5.3.29
Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '[', expecting ')' in /in/t8ELh on line 7
Process exited with code 255.
Output for 4.3.0 - 4.3.1, 4.3.5 - 4.4.1, 5.0.0 - 5.0.5
Parse error: parse error, unexpected '[', expecting ')' in /in/t8ELh on line 7
Process exited with code 255.
Output for 4.3.2 - 4.3.4
Parse error: parse error, expecting `')'' in /in/t8ELh on line 7
Process exited with code 255.