[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Nano-devel] can we use REG_STARTEND?

From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] can we use REG_STARTEND?
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:21:03 -0500

On 15 Jan 2017 19:59, Benno Schulenberg wrote:
> In order to fix a bug with searching for regexes that contain
> boundary markers, I have had to resort to using REG_STARTEND.
> Glibc's regexec knows about this flag since 2004.  The BSDs
> seem to know it too.  So, would it be okay to use this flag?
> Or must I look for a different solution?

unfortunately, that flag is not in POSIX:

which means, imo, we can use it if it's defined, but we can't hard require it.
at least as long as we aren't relying on gnulib ...

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Digital signature

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]