Re: Regexp library within glib2.0?

"Timur I. Bakeyev" <gtk listserv bat ru> writes:
> The question about regex(p) library occures periodically before each' relese
> of glib, but always the answer is - pending...
> So, once again - are there any plans to include regex compatiable function set
> into the upcoming glib2.0?

There were, but it did not get done in time.

> I remember, that 2 years! ago everyone agreed, that we should use nice library
> from Phil Hazel - PCRE, which provides Perl RE together with POSIX compatiable
> ones. Current version 3.4 has basic UTF8 support, even, I'm not sure, how comp-
> lete it is.

It didn't have UTF-8 support last we checked. This was the main reason
it was not usable.

> I remember, Happybob did a sample implementation of the g_regex, unfortunatelly,
> I wan't able to find it...

Didn't have Unicode support at the time. Unicode was deemed a
requirement for this feature.

GLib 2.2 will have it!


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