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Subject: Re: [boost] Proposed Library Boost.Algorithm
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-09 17:48:34

On 09/04/2011 23:08, Marshall Clow wrote:

>> However, it seems it only allows searching for the substring from the beginning to the end, a shame ; it should allow the other way around too.
>> Bad dealing of reverse string searching in Boost.StringAlgo is the reason why I personally had to rewrite big chunks of that library for my uses.
> I'm not sure what you mean here.
> I'm assuming that a reverse_iterator adaptor doesn't do what you want.

I want to search for "foo" in "foo bar foo bar foo bar foo bar" starting
from the end, my first match would be ^
and not ^

But I guess all the smart algorithms would need to redo preprocessing
anyway, so reversing both strings seems like the way to go, even if that
might have performance implications.

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