[Geany-devel] CTags with GRegex - Re: editing big files can be too slow with tag reparsing

Nick Treleaven nick.treleaven at xxxxx
Fri Sep 30 13:37:33 UTC 2011

On 27/09/2011 13:17, Nick Treleaven wrote:
> On 26/09/2011 23:00, Colomban Wendling wrote:
>> Le 26/09/2011 13:48, Nick Treleaven a écrit :
>>> I'm reduced to using Windows. I guess the reason is the regex code that
>>> is really old which is used for Windows builds.
>> Maybe we could use GRegex now we have a GLib recent enough?
> I don't know if GRegex would work, CTags parsers may use non-POSIX
> features - are \w \s part of POSIX?

I'm now working on porting lregex.c to GRegex, I think it might be 
compatible enough. I'll commit it to unstable if it goes OK.

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