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Re: Google SoC Proposal Ideas

On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 11:13:12AM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> > [...] and full GNU grep compatibility needs changes to the system
> > regex library.
> Why is that?  I can't see how that could matter unless you insist on
> grep's using the system regex library (which would be nice but I can't
> see as necessary).

The altnernative is forking the libc regex library or writing another one,
which doesn't feel much better either. Point is, it needs work one way
or the other.


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