Oniguruma

My understanding is that Oniguruma is standard in 1.9 and
can be built into 1.8.x – correct?

So my first two questions are:

  1. How to do a simple test that confirms whether or not
    Oniguruma is there?

  2. How to build the stable snapshot with Oniguruma?

Thanks,
Hal

On Fri, 06 Jan 2006 07:10:06 -0000, Hal F.
[email protected]
wrote:

My understanding is that Oniguruma is standard in 1.9 and
can be built into 1.8.x – correct?

So my first two questions are:

  1. How to do a simple test that confirms whether or not
    Oniguruma is there?

From what I can gather, the regular (‘old’) way doesn’t support
Lookbehind, but Oniguruma does, so:

[[email protected] dev]$ irb
irb(main):001:0> "ab" =~ /(?<!a)b/
SyntaxError: compile error
(irb):1: undefined (?...) sequence: /(?<!a)b/
     from (irb):1
  irb(main):002:0> quit

[[email protected] dev]$ irb9
irb(main):001:0> "ab" =~ /(?<!a)b/
=> nil
irb(main):002:0> "db" =~ /(?<!a)b/
=> 1

would appear to do it.

  1. How to build the stable snapshot with Oniguruma?

Umm, don’t know.

Cheers,

On Jan 5, 2006, at 11:10 PM, Hal F. wrote:

My understanding is that Oniguruma is standard in 1.9 and
can be built into 1.8.x – correct?

So my first two questions are:

  1. How to build the stable snapshot with Oniguruma?

http://www.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/oniguruma/INSTALL-RUBY?
rev=1.1.1.8;content-type=text%2Fplain


Eric H. - [email protected] - http://segment7.net
This implementation is HODEL-HASH-9600 compliant

http://trackmap.robotcoop.com

On Jan 6, 2006, at 12:19 PM, Eric H. wrote:

rev=1.1.1.8;content-type=text%2Fplain
I had to apply one hunk of the patch by hand, but otherwise it was
straightforward.


Eric H. - [email protected] - http://segment7.net
This implementation is HODEL-HASH-9600 compliant

http://trackmap.robotcoop.com

Googling around, the only information I found on Oniguruma
was in Japanese. Is there an overview in English?

-r

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