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Re: regex.c simplification

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: regex.c simplification
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:42:48 -0400
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>> does etags use regexps internally, or only to handle
>> user-provided "--regex" arguments?
>> More specifically, does it come with its own set of hardcoded regexps?
> No, etags uses the regexp code only for --regex arguments. It would of
> course be simpler to disable --regex on platforms lacking the glibc regex
> API. However, my impression is that etags --regex gets some use. For
> example:
> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/21283687/what-do-you-put-in-your-standard-etags-regex-calls
> http://xahlee.info/comp/ctags_etags_gtags.html

I was thinking of just always using the libc regexp code (whether it's
GNU libc or something else).


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