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Re: guile-scsh autoloading

From: Gary Houston
Subject: Re: guile-scsh autoloading
Date: 23 Jul 2001 07:37:47 -0000

> From: Thien-Thi Nguyen <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2001 17:59:59 -0700
>    From: Thien-Thi Nguyen <address@hidden>
>    Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2001 17:15:37 -0700
>    any plans for removing guilerxspencer dependency from guile-scsh?
>    i'd really prefer not to have to install that (and whatever it
>    depends on) given guile's "native" regex support.  if no one is
>    working on this, maybe i can find a way and contribute a patch...
> oops spoke too soon... i see now that spencer regex handles NULs while
> posix regex (that guile uses) doesn't.  maybe posix will change in the
> future?

I have no idea if posix will change.  I tried to use guile's builtin
regex support first, but scsh was completely broken.  The dependency
could be "removed" some day by moving the guilerxspencer module into
guile-core, but don't ask me if that's a good idea or not :)

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