You are right back references are not implemented.
On Fri, 20 Nov 1998 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> We are looking for doing some regular expression substitution with the
> 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