any chance regular expressions are cached?
tjreedy at udel.edu
Mon Mar 10 03:14:26 CET 2008
<mh at pixar.com> wrote in message
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| I've got a bit of code in a function like this:
| s=re.sub(r' *\n','\n',s)
| s=re.sub(r' *$','',s)
| Is there any chance that these will be cached somewhere, and save
| me the trouble of having to declare some global re's if I don't
| want to have them recompiled on each function invocation?
The last time I looked, several versions ago, re did cache.
Don't know if still true. Not part of spec, I don't think.
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