(mostly-)POSIX regular expressions

Sébastien Boisgérault Sebastien.Boisgerault at gmail.com
Sun May 28 20:16:19 CEST 2006


Very good hint ! I wouldn't have found it alone ...

I have to study the doc, but the "THE DFA MATCHING ALGORITHM" may do
what I need Obviously, I didn't expect the Perl-Compatible Regular
Expressions to implement
"an alternative algorithm, provided by the pcre_dfa_exec() function,
that operates in a different way, and is not  Perl-compatible".

Maybe the lib should be renamed in PCREWSO for:
Perl-compatible regular expressions ... well, sort of :)

Cheers,

SB




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