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From Mads Toftum <>
Subject Re: Regexp mess?
Date Wed, 09 May 2007 06:34:34 GMT
On Tue, May 08, 2007 at 07:20:42PM -0700, Tim Bray wrote:
> Why are the regex-related routine declarations splashed across  
> httpd.h and ap_regex.h?

Because httpd brings its own copy of pcre and needs to wrap it somehow.

> And why are they ap_  
> instead of apr_? 

Because it is in httpd source, not in apr. A move to apr has been
suggested, but not all agreed that it would be useful to have pcre
support in apr (and admittedly there wouldn't be much portability in it)

> And why is it so hard to find any documentation on  
> them?  Fortunately the code is pretty easy to read... -Tim

If there is anything official, then it should be there in the source as
doxygen (make docx iirc). 


Mads Toftum

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