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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-01 11:42:59

Lorenzo Bettini wrote:
> Thus I was wondering: which is the actual algorithm used by
> regex_search? Does it take into consideration other things beside the
> biggest length?

It depends whether it's a Perl regex or a POSIX regex. Perl matching rules
are documented here: and the
Leftmost-Longest rule used by POSIX regexes is documented here:

Does this give you the information you require?


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