Another RFC: regex in libiberty

Pierre Muller
Fri Jun 8 01:15:00 GMT 2001

At 03:27 08/06/01 , vous avez écrit:

>[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?

  I would really like to get a clearer understanding of this file.
This file is so full of #ifdef that I never really understood much of it.

   Neverthelees, I once sent a patch (without really expecting that it 
would be accepted)
to allow case insensitive expression parsing which is
included in my patch to the gdb-5.0 version for
support of pascal language.

And also Mark Kettenis answers

   No decision to change to POSIX entry points were made since
(unless I missed something, which is of course highly possible)

Pierre Muller
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