I have an expression and I am trying to replace all single quote with blank but when I try to save my controller.js it gives error:

Error: 0Adf4000000en6S: org.auraframework.util.json.JsonStreamReader$JsonStreamParseException: Unterminated string [96, 41]: '/g, "");

I am trying this code:

var sqlExpression = 'gattexlead_flag'_1;
var text1 = sqlExpression.replace(/'/g, "");

This is probably a bug with the lexer. You will probably need to escape it:

var text1 = sqlExpression.replace(/\'/g, "");

For now, if you need a regular expression that fails to compile, compile it ahead of time:

var regex = new RegExp("'","g");
var text1 = sqlExpression.replace(regex, "");
  • No bueno - still fails with v42. – dzh May 22 '18 at 16:49
  • @dzh Yeah, I just tested that (again). I came up with a viable alternative that does compile, though. – sfdcfox May 22 '18 at 16:57
  • @sfdcfox Can you share what your "viable alternative" was? – zachelrath Oct 3 '18 at 20:09
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    @zachelrath The last edit: var regex = new RegExp("'","g"); – sfdcfox Oct 3 '18 at 20:14
  • any alternatives? – Jitender Padda Dec 5 '18 at 6:52

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