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Re: Regular expressions in Subversion

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 14:09:08 -0400

On 17.10.2012 13:53, Stefan Küng wrote:
> On 17.10.2012 18:20, Hyrum K Wright wrote:
>> Anyway, I was just wondering what folks feelings were about this
>> possibility, and whether it's finally time to start thinking about
>> proper regex support within Subversion.
>
> I'm wondering: if C++ is an option, why not use the regex that comes
> with the C++ library itself?
> http://en.cppreference.com/w/cpp/regex

Because regexes are part of a C++ standard that was only published a
year ago and most compiler/library toolchains don't support them yet.
And, of course, they're not likely to have the kind of linear
performance characteristics promised by RE2.

-- Brane

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