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From "Bill Stoddard" <stodd...@raleigh.ibm.com>
Subject Re: Wrapping the regex functions for 2.0
Date Thu, 02 Mar 2000 06:37:14 GMT
I've brought this up before without an answer (and I'm too lazy to check for
myself :-), what license is PCRE released under?

Bill
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Manoj Kasichainula" <manojk@io.com>
To: <new-httpd@apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 01, 2000 7:11 PM
Subject: Re: Wrapping the regex functions for 2.0


> > > This has been brought up before, but I think that before 2.0 goes out,
> > > we should replace the regex library. There are two good alternatives
> > > that I know of: PCRE, and the new HS regex libs. I'm partial to PCRE,
> > > because it is visibly maintained right now (there's now a 3.0
> > > version), and because there are actual tarballs of the package that I
> > > know of. AFAIK, the new hsregex is only in Tcl tarballs.
>
> So, there has been no strenuous objection to this idea. So if there
> are no objections, I'll replace (when I get around to it :) the
> hsregex in 2.0 with PCRE and mandate that it is always compiled in;
> with ap_ wrappers to prevent namespace collision with system libs.
>
> OK?
>


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