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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 ( #321938=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


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

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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