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Re: Re: Being Forced to Fork with Nested Regular Expressions

by Ovid (Cardinal)
on Jan 02, 2004 at 18:07 UTC ( #318382=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Being Forced to Fork with Nested Regular Expressions
in thread Being Forced to Fork with Nested Regular Expressions

I once tried to write a generic wrapper using your code, but I failed. I probably just didn't take enough time to play with it, but that was about the point where I stopped working on this last time.

Cheers,
Ovid

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Re^3: Being Forced to Fork with Nested Regular Expressions
by adrianh (Chancellor) on Jan 16, 2004 at 22:46 UTC

    Somewhat belated reply ;-)

    Even if you don't use the call stack, I think that the regex engine is probably the wrong choice - it's just not made to be used that way easily (as you've found out :-)

    Implementing backtracking isn't really that hard. All you really need is a stack. I'd start there if it was me.

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