pcre, bifs, drivers and ports

Robert Virding robert.virding@REDACTED
Fri Aug 4 11:05:39 CEST 2006

Ah, but that's a bug! That doesn't count. :-)

Looking at the regexp I think I can guess what is going wrong. Anchoring 
patterns at the beginning of a line is not as easy as one would think. 
Leex doesn't handle it.

Seriously though, I would like some REAL problems to experiment on.


Fredrik Thulin wrote:
> On Thursday 03 August 2006 13:11, Robert Virding wrote:
> ...
>>Could someone send a real problem to experiment on? Especially one
>>which the current regexp module is definitely too slow on.
> Here is a regexp that the regexp module is definately too slow on ;) :
> 	regexp:match("+461234", "^+46(.*)$").
> Previously reported in
>   http://www.erlang.org/ml-archive/erlang-questions/200404/msg00105.html
> /Fredrik

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