[Bioc-devel] C library or C package API for regular expressions

Jiří Hon xhonji01 at stud.fit.vutbr.cz
Mon Jan 25 10:33:12 CET 2016

Hi Charles,

thank you a lot for your helpful hint. There is still a thing that I'm 
not sure about - Boost manual says that Boost.Regex is not header only 
[1]. So as BH package contains only headers, I will have to bundle the 
Boost.Regex library into the package code anyway. Am I right?



Dne 23.1.2016 v 13:35 Charles Determan napsal(a):
 > Hi Jiri,
 > I believe you can use the BH package. It contains most of the Boost 
 > Regards,
 > Charles
 > On Saturday, January 23, 2016, Jiří Hon <xhonji01 at stud.fit.vutbr.cz> 
 >> Dear package developers,
 >> I would like to ask you for advice. Please, what is the most seamless
 >> way to use regular expressions in C/C++ code of R/Bioconductor package?
 >> Is it allowed to bundle some C/C++ library for that (like PCRE or
 >> Boost.Regex)? Or is there existing C API of some package I can depend on
 >> and import?
 >> Thank you a lot for your attention and please have a nice day :)
 >> Jiri Hon
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