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Re: regex back references not implemented ?

From: Giulia Hill <ghill(at)not-real.library.berkeley.edu>
Date: Fri Nov 20 1998 - 16:33:04 GMT
You are right back references are not implemented.

Giulia

On Fri, 20 Nov 1998 jean-michel.carsuzaa@icdc.caissedesdepots.fr wrote:

> We are looking for doing some regular expression substitution with the
> replacerules,
> using the back references of the regex.
> We are working with FS indexing, and we have a path like : 1998_08_17
>    
>    replace "(.+)_(.+)_(.+)" "/cgi-bin/toto?year=$1&month=$2&day=$3"
>    $1, $2, and $3 are not substituted.
> 
> We use SunOs 2.5. 
> Is it a problem with solaris regex implementation (C library?), any
> patch known for it ?
> Htdig seems to use posix 2 Gnu regex implementation, why swish doesn't ?
> 
Received on Fri Nov 20 08:30:23 1998