[fpc-devel] Including Sorokin's TRegExpr in FPC

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-devel at telemetry.co.uk
Tue Aug 2 08:55:36 CEST 2011

Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote:
> Hello,
> I was porting a Delphi project and I needed support for TRegExpr.
> Well, it seams that FPC doesn't already come with one, but it has a
> Regexpr unit, but it's docs are not very positive about how complete
> this library is:
> http://wiki.lazarus.freepascal.org/Regexpr
> But I asked Sorokin if he could relicense TRegExpr from RegExpStudio
> in the same modifyed LGPL as the FPC RTL and FCL and he agreed!
> So, what do you think about adding this unit to FPC:
> http://openpokergrid.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/openpokergrid/Components/regexpr/RegExpr.pas?revision=202&view=markup
> The only issue is that it has a name colision with an already existing
> unit in FPC.
> Hopefully now people won't say anymore that FPC does not have a good
> regular expression support =)
> I tested this unit in Linux and it worked fine for my project.

I've been using that in Windows for years and it appears stable, 
although I've not necessarily been tracking updates.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
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