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Re: Perl-compatible regexps

From: Ivan Andrus
Subject: Re: Perl-compatible regexps
Date: Sun, 5 Aug 2012 20:51:12 +0200

On Aug 5, 2012, at 8:03 PM, Jack Tanner wrote:

> Is it possible to use Perl-compatible regexps in Emacs? If not, could that be
> achieved by building Emacs with PCRE?

I had a patch once that added a pcre-search-forward function.  However, it was 
very simple and there was no pcre-search-backward, nor occur, or a hundred 
other functions that use regular expressions.

Depending on what you want, you might consider using pcre2el:


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