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

Miguel Cobá miguel.coba at gmail.com
Thu May 12 18:16:03 CEST 2011

Lukas Renggli maintained the VB-Regex on Pharo. He tried IIRC to get
Vassily to accept some patches but it appears that he didn't get any
response from him.
Lukas will be interested in these patches for sure.


El jue, 12-05-2011 a las 16:28 +0200, Nicolas Cellier escribió:
> 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

Miguel Cobá

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