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From: Lorenzo Bettini (bettini_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-01 12:19:10

John Maddock wrote:
> 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?

I'm using perl regular expressions (the default)

I'll take a those links, thanks!


Lorenzo Bettini, PhD in Computer Science, DSI, Univ. di Firenze
ICQ# lbetto, 16080134     (GNU/Linux User # 158233)

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