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Re: Sync gnulib regex with glibc

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: Sync gnulib regex with glibc
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 13:51:24 -0800
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Adhemerval Zanella wrote:
It does look like a correct change, but what I am worried from glibc
standpoint is if it would require a compatibility implementation
(potentially mapping RE_SYNTAX_{E}GREP to old definition on compat symbol).

I doubt whether that would be needed (or, as Zack writes, helpful) in this case. (Neither RE_SYNTAX_GREP nor RE_SYNTAX_EGREP are documented in any way, amusingly enough, so one cannot say we're changing documented behavior....)

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