[Pharo-project] [ANN] VB-Regex patch available

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Thu May 12 17:51:58 CEST 2011


http://code.google.com/p/pharo/issues/detail?id=4203

Stef 
On May 12, 2011, at 4:28 PM, Nicolas Cellier wrote:

> Reinout Heek recently published a patch in cincom store for some Regex
> pending bugs after a recent mail on vwnc list.
> I ported this 3-methods patch on Squeak based on latest
> http://www.squeaksource.com/Regex.htm
> I have no commit right, so I posted two copies:
> 
> http://source.squeak.org/inbox/VB-Regex-nice.18.mcz
> http://www.squeaksource.com/PharoInbox/VB-Regex-nice.18.mcz
> 
> Note that core Pharo version of Regex is some versions ahead and the
> patch requires further porting.
> 
> Nicolas
> 
> 
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Port fixes from Reinout Heek from VW.Regex11
> 
> Regex11(1.3.1-soops1) - introduces fix
> Regex11(1.3.3) - merge above with 1.3.2
> 
> Blessing comment:
> 
> Fixed RxmBranch to do greedy matching instead of first match passes.
> This entailed adding a collection copy to #currentState, so I
> expect this to slow down Regex11 a bit (not measured yet).
> 
> This fixes a bug found a Soops:
> '.*(ABCD|BC)' asRegex matches: 'fooABCD'
> and Mantis bug 5391:
> '15' matchesRegex: '[1-9]|1[0-9]'
> 
> See http://bugs.squeak.org/view.php?id=5391
> 




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