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- Subject: RE: Regexp Patch?
- From: "Jerome Vuarand" <jerome.vuarand@...>
- Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2007 13:51:33 -0500
Tim Johnson wrote:
> I believe that the lua pattern matching system is more than adequate
> for my usage, however, should I do a presentation to the
> organization, I believe that I will be asked the following question:
> """ If lua is so extendable, is there a patch available that will
> enable full regexp functionality?
I don't know of a patch to closely integrate regexp into the language
itself, but there are bindings for third party regexp libraries for Lua,
for example lrexlib . Once installed it's as easy to use as the
default string.match function.