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Re: Stack overflow in regexp matcher


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Stack overflow in regexp matcher
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2003 16:24:21 +0200
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> Stefan> Supposedly the latest glibc regexp code uses an FSM,
> Stefan> and hopefully someone will hack on it at some point to
> Stefan> make it useable for Emacs.
>
>> Tom Lord's rx looks pretty nice, too, and it's assigned to the FSF
>> IIRC.  Not to mention coming with a fairly comprehensive test suite.
>
> AFAIK, that's the code used in glibc.

No, the regex matcher in glibc was written by Isamu Hasegawa
<address@hidden>.

Andreas.

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