From: Victor A. Wagner, Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-23 14:47:03
At Wednesday 2002/10/23 10:21, you wrote:
> > How's Greta doing size-wise?
> > Andrei
>Before you complain about how "bloated" libraries like regex++ and GRETA are
>compared to libs like PCRE, it's important to consider differences in the
>feature sets. GRETA and regex++ are *generic* template libraries that work
>with any bidirectional iterator type, with narrow or wide characters. PCRE
>(as far as I know) only works on char*. Also, regex++ has an extremely rich
>feature set, and GRETA is getting there. regex++ can work with C++ locales.
>PCRE can't do that. You buy a lot of functionality with all that "bloat".
>That said, I think GRETA is about as big as regex++. The GRETA regression
>test compiles to a 570 Kb executable. That includes instantiations on 4
>iterator types, x2 for different end-of-string policies, x2 for recursive
>vs. iterative engine. That's a "kitchen sink" configuration -- most people
>only need 1 or 2 instantiations. Also, I use a trick to fold similar
>instantiations, which saves 200 Kb with the VC++ toolset, but which wouldn't
>work with libstdc++ (though it might with stlport). YMMV.
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