Andrew Dunstan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> Anyone have an opinion on the portability of the regular expression
>> functions defined in POSIX 1003.2,

> Does Windows come with POSIX regex libs? I would be a bit surprised.

> When we discussed this at the conference I suggested to Magnus that he 
> not use regexes. When I did initdb I originally looked at using a regex 
> library, and realised that we really wouldn't need them, and the tiny 
> replacement routines I wrote would be sufficient.

All we really need is something that can handle patterns including ".*",
because that's all that is used in the patterns in "resultmap".  That
should be doable (inefficiently, but who cares) in just a few lines of
code.  I'll go for Plan B for the moment.

> BTW, we I am pretty sure we *do* need MAX_CONNECTIONS it really 
> shouldn't be too hard to implement.

Yeah, I thought the same --- you need it on a platform that won't
let you run dozens of processes under one userid.
Will take care of it.

                        regards, tom lane

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