POSIX Backend for "Text.Regex" (regex-base)

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BSD-3-Clause licensed by Christopher Kuklewicz
Maintained by Andreas Abel
This version can be pinned in stack with:regex-posix-,2969

The POSIX regex backend for regex-base.

The main appeal of this backend is that it's very lightweight due to its reliance on the ubiquitous POSIX.2 regex facility that is provided by the standard C library on most POSIX platforms.

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For versioning policy, see: (2021-07-19)

  • Compatibility with base-4.16 (GHC 9.2)
  • Fix stack installation problems on Windows around flag _regex-posix-clib (issues #4 and #7). Revision 2 (2021-02-20)

  • Compatibility with base-4.15 (GHC 9.0) Revision 1 (2020-03-25)

  • Compatibility with base-4.14 (GHC 8.10) (2019-09-30)

  • Update to regex-base- API
  • Compatibility with base-4.13.0
  • Remove internal regex C implementation