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OpenLDAP Software uses whatever POSIX regex facilities it finds
in the build environment, generally in ''extended'' mode.  YMMV.


At 09:51 AM 10/17/2004, Kevin wrote:
>On Sun, 2004-10-17 at 12:08, Tony Earnshaw wrote:
>> søn, 17.10.2004 kl. 15.01 skrev Kevin:
>> > BTW, are the regular expressions of sasl-regexp PCREs or one of the
>> > other flavors of REs?
>> They're supposed to be Posix regexps, but I've never seen the whole
>> Posix syntax subset implemented for them, so I don't know if that would
>> work in practice ([[:space:]], etc). Try \s instead of [[:space:]], and
>> you'll see if it does :)
>Well, according to Jeffrey Friedl in ORA's _Mastering Regular
>Expressions_, none of the regexp implementations (egrep, emacs, perl,
>.NET, etc.) is fully compliant with the POSIX standard (and I guess your
>comment here tells me that OpenLDAP implements its own).  But that said,
>I guess it's unlikely that I'll be crafting a RE of such sophistication
>and subtlety that I'll expose any of those non-compliancies. ;-)
>Thanks, Tonni.