[arch-general] PKGBUILD parser

Andre "Osku" Schmidt andre.osku.schmidt at googlemail.com
Tue May 11 07:49:11 EDT 2010

On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 8:14 PM, Pierre Chapuis <catwell at archlinux.us> wrote:
>>> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/133601/can-regular-expressions-be-used-to-match-nested-patterns
> Actually if you read the page linked above completely you will notice that it says that you can. Regexps like POSIX that use finite automata can't but PCRE (that are everywhere) can, at least recent versions. That's also why they are slower.

oh, indeed, thanks! i somehow skipped all those and went straight to
read about CFG/PEG...

here's what seems to work in php (and i assume in many server side languages):

sadly it (flag x) didn't work in any browser (js) i tested...


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