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Re: vi vs. nvi

>>>>> On Wed, 06 Aug 2008 15:16:53 -0400,
        "Perry E. Metzger" <> said:

>>> Are there plans to get a wchar_t-capable regex into libc?
>> Not on my side, at least. It would be nice to wait until it's
>> standardized somehow or at least until another application needs it.

> I was under the impression that there were reasonably standard ways to
> do the API at this point. Am I mistaken?

The standard way is to use regcomp()/regexec() functions against
multibyte strings (instead of using wide character strings). 
The regex functions should honor current locale, but NetBSD
implementation currently doesn't.

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