Re: regular expression question

Scott Nicol <snicol@apk.net>
10 Jun 2005 22:13:58 -0400

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From: Scott Nicol <snicol@apk.net>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 10 Jun 2005 22:13:58 -0400
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 05-06-04505-06-050 05-06-053
Keywords: lex

Gijs wrote:
> So I was hoping to easily invert a RE. But now I think I'll get a
> rather complex RE, which I think the database field is too small
> for. ;-)


How about defining a special flag as the first character of the RE, like
perhaps '!'. Then you can just pull it off before calling regcomp() and
negate the return value of regexec().


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Scott Nicol
snicol@apk.net



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