Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2016 21:10:50 +0200 From: Szabolcs Nagy <nsz@...t70.net> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: [PATCH] regex: support non-greedy quantifiers * Julien Ramseier <j.ramseier@...il.com> [2016-06-16 17:33:48 +0200]: > > Le 13 mars 2016 à 12:06, Julien Ramseier <j.ramseier@...il.com> a écrit : > > > > Here's a tiny patch to enable non-greedy regex quantifiers. > > This is not specified by POSIX, but I think it's a useful > > extension, and all the code for supporting it is already present. ... > > Ping? musl is conservative about its regex syntax since extensions are not portable across impementations so users cannot rely on them. i think this extension is not available in glibc and other posix regex implementations either, it's a perl invention, so it would be wrong to add it to musl, those who want perl syntax can use the pcre lib.
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