Re: glib regular expession api
- From: Andreas Rottmann <a rottmann gmx at>
- To: gtk-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: glib regular expession api
- Date: Fri, 04 Jun 2004 17:25:05 +0200
Daniel Elstner <daniel elstner gmx net> writes:
> Am Do, den 03.06.2004 um 21:00 Uhr -0400 schrieb Matthias Clasen:
>> Last night I've dusted off an old patch which adds regular expression
>> support based on PCRE to glib. Here is the api which I currently have.
>> Does this look reasonable ? The full patch is attached to bug 50075.
> Also, I see you're using pcre_info() which is deprecated and has been
> replaced by pcre_fullinfo(). This probably doesn't matter much since a
> modified pcre will be shipped with GLib [...]
Why modified? And even if you ship prce, which is reasonable, it would
be nice to compile GLib gainst an external pcre; on systems where it
is available to compile it into GLib as well would be a waste (I think
e.g. Debian guys would prefer the external linkage, because of the
disk space and RAM waste, plus the pcre shipped with GLib might become
out of date).
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