Learn Regular Expressions by Building a Password Generator - Step 57

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    # Check constraints
    for constraint, pattern in constraints:
        if constraint <= len(re.findall(pattern, password)):
            pass

I am getting below message for above code.

Sorry, your code does not pass. Keep trying. You should compare constraint and the length of the list returned by findall using the <= operator inside your for loop.
(Test timed out)

Your code so far

import re
import secrets
import string


def generate_password(length, nums, special_chars, uppercase, lowercase):
    # Define the possible characters for the password
    letters = string.ascii_letters
    digits = string.digits
    symbols = string.punctuation

    # Combine all characters
    all_characters = letters + digits + symbols

    while True:
        password = ''
        # Generate password
        for _ in range(length):
            password += secrets.choice(all_characters)
       
        constraints = [
            (nums, r'\d'),
            (lowercase, r'[a-z]'),
            (uppercase, r'[A-Z]'),            
            (special_chars, fr'[{symbols}]')            
        ]

# User Editable Region

        # Check constraints
        for constraint, pattern in constraints:
            if constraint <= len(re.findall(pattern, password)):
                pass

# User Editable Region

    return password

new_password = generate_password(8, 1, 2, 3, 3)
# print(new_password)

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Learn Regular Expressions by Building a Password Generator - Step 57

Your syntax is ok. It’s not intuitive but it asks you to compare, the instructions do not ask for an if statement.

Just make the comparison, that’s all

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Hey, here you should not write an if statement. You need only to compare constraint and len(re.findall(pattern, password)). You are going to complete the code in the next steps.

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Thank you for the solution