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From Cliff Woolley <>
Subject Re: Regular Expressions
Date Thu, 23 Aug 2001 03:27:59 GMT
On Wed, 22 Aug 2001, Rich Bowen wrote:

> case-insensitive patterns,

With pcre, you should be able to put (?i) at the beginning of the pattern
(see perlre manpage).  Not sure if hsregex supports that.

> character classes,

Those are fine... just the usual [abcde] syntax.

> variable capture (the
> $1, $2 stuff) and all those sorts of nifty things.

AFAIK, of the standard modules that allow regex's in config file
directives, only mod_rewrite uses backreferences.  The rewriteguide does a
good job of explaining their use there.


   Cliff Woolley
   Charlottesville, VA

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