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Re: [PING] [PATCH 00/17] Regex: Make libc regex more usable outside GLIBC
- From: Adhemerval Zanella <adhemerval dot zanella at linaro dot org>
- To: libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
- Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2017 10:52:32 -0200
- Subject: Re: [PING] [PATCH 00/17] Regex: Make libc regex more usable outside GLIBC
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Again, my understanding is we still aim to keep it in sync with gnulib,
so I think we should first integrate with current gnulib code on glibc
side (in same approach as we did for current glob changes). I do not see
much point in deviate even more from gnulib, unless the idea is to really
decouple both implementations.
On 19/12/2017 10:36, email@example.com wrote:
> 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.
>> 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