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From Randy Terbush <ra...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: Don't touch the 1.3 .h files..
Date Sun, 01 Feb 1998 21:28:35 GMT
Jim Jagielski <jim@jaguNET.com> wrote:
> Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> > 
> > Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > > 
> > > Unfortunately there's one more catch...  we can't put regex.h in
> > > src/include.  It breaks anywhere that doesn't use spencer regex.
> > 
> > This spectre has been raised before: should we discard the option
> > of OS regex versus src/regex?  As I recall, there was a lot of "yes,
> > let's always use ours" sentiment.  The discussion got diluted into a
> > general NIH one, and petered out somewhere in the ap_snprintf()
> > area.
> > 
> > Always using src/regex simplifies the build, puts this regex.h
> > issue to bed, and incidentally raises our comfort level (well,
> > potentially).
> > 
> 
> well... some OSs have very nice regex implementation, and have
> them in shared libs. I'd prefer not having the bloat if we can.

I agree with this. Since the hsregex stuff we are supplying is 
rather stagnant, I would rather not force it on an OS that does
not need it.


> Can re renamed the HSregex.h to hsregex.h and handle it that way?
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