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From Jon Travis <>
Subject Re: PCRE symbols
Date Tue, 22 Aug 2000 23:41:11 GMT
Rasmus Lerdorf wrote:

> > I may not get exactly what you are saying, but it isn't really an option
> > to use Apache's PCRE, even if we knowingly select to do so.  The
> > reason is that generally the Python .py system libraries match up
> > with the PCRE and information compiled into the Python library.
> >
> > To be more clear: Python .py files match up, and work with the libpython
> > and python binary.  This means that regex's in the .py system files
> > should match up with libpython.a.  If we override the PCRE functions
> > some regex's can fail, etc., so it is imperitive that Python modules always
> > get the PCRE that Python was installed with.
> mod_snake is written in Python?  I thought we were talking about a C
> module here?
> -Rasmus

mod_snake is to Python what mod_perl is to Perl, except it doesn't
have all the power that mod_perl does.. ;-)

-- Jon

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