Another RFC: regex in libiberty
Ian Lance Taylor
Thu Jun 7 18:31:00 GMT 2001
DJ Delorie <email@example.com> writes:
> [More lists added to get a wider audience]
> I didn't get a clear feeling about what people wanted wrt this. I saw
> three people propose three versions of regex, not much to go on. Is
> this a big deal? Will it really get used by everyone who currently
> has their own regex? Is it important to try to use a BSD-licensed
> regex to minimize future problems?
> The two contenders seem to be a modified GNU regex and the
> ever-popular Henry Spencer's regex. Does anyone have any strong
> opinions for either of these, or against any regex in libiberty at
gdb already ships with gnu-regex.c. Why not just move that to
I can't see any reason for a BSD-licensed regex in libiberty.
libiberty already GPL code.
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