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Re: [PATCH] ed with perl-compatible regular expressions

From: Shawn Wagner
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ed with perl-compatible regular expressions
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 14:10:58 -0700

On Tue, Jul 27, 2021 at 11:26 AM John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org> wrote:
> No. But I am talking about a run-time option, not a config-time option
> (although a config-time option to disable --pcre would make sense for
> low-disk or low-memory configurations).

Which is what my patch does - you can disable PCRE2 support when
running the configure script, and it's only used if ed is invoked with
the right option (Just like the -E for ERE option I suggested that was
added in 1.17). Still defaults to BRE.

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