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[PING] [PATCH 00/17] Regex: Make libc regex more usable outside GLIBC


Any status on this? There was some discussion of a few of the patches,
but there don't seem to be any major objections to most of them.



> From: Arnold Robbins <arnold at skeeve dot com>
> To: carlos at redhat dot com, libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
> Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:16:59 +0200
> Subject: [PATCH 00/17] Regex: Make libc regex more usable outside GLIBC.
> Greetings.
> Following is a series of patches whose intent is to make the regex
> routines easier to use outside of GLIBC.  They are culled from the
> version of regex in gawk.  I have been carrying many of them forward
> for many years.
> The last time I tried to submit my changes they were rejected since I
> sent them as one batch; I was told to break them out into individual
> one-item patches. I have finally done so.
> I have signed paperwork for GLIBC with the FSF, so that's not an issue.
> I've done my best to follow the contribution guidelines. If not everything
> is perfect, please meet me half way.  I don't have a lot of time to polish
> these patches to perfection. As it is, this took me several hours to do
> and get right.
> It would be a big help to me, as the gawk maintainer, to see as many
> of these patches as possible added to GLIBC.
> Please cc me on any responses, I am not on the libc-alpha mailing list.
> Much thanks!
> Arnold Robbins
> The Gawk Guy

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