replace pcre with boost::regex

Bug #637867 reported by Andrew Hutchings on 2010-09-14
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Drizzle
Triaged
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Andrew Hutchings
7.0
Won't Fix
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Andrew Hutchings

Bug Description

It would be good if we can drop the pcre dependency and use boost's regex functionality instead.

Andrew Hutchings (linuxjedi) wrote :

Already have the pandora m4 ready in the drizzledump migration stuff. The fix for this will follow after

Changed in drizzle:
assignee: nobody → Andrew Hutchings (linuxjedi)
summary: - replace pcre
+ replace pcre with boost::regex
Billy Earney (billy-earney) wrote :

Andrew,

I started looking into this and ran across this article that says that boost::regex doesn't really work with UTF-8 but uses UTF-32. I'm not an expect with this, but figured I'd pass on this article just in case you are not aware of these issues..

http://mlangc.wordpress.com/2010/04/05/saying-goodbye-to-boostregex/

Andrew Hutchings (linuxjedi) wrote :

Hi Billy,

Thanks for the info, I'll look into this.

Changed in drizzle:
milestone: 2010-10-11 → 2010-10-25
Changed in drizzle:
milestone: 2010-10-25 → 2010-11-08
tags: added: low-hanging-fruit
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