--- code/trunk/doc/pcreposix.html 2007/02/24 21:39:17 41 +++ code/trunk/doc/pcreposix.html 2007/02/24 21:39:21 43 @@ -55,11 +55,11 @@ it is also necessary to add \fR-lpcre\fR.
-As I am pretty ignorant about POSIX, these functions must be considered as -experimental. I have implemented only those option bits that can be reasonably -mapped to PCRE native options. Other POSIX options are not even defined. It may -be that it is useful to define, but ignore, other options. Feedback from more -knowledgeable folk may cause this kind of detail to change. +I have implemented only those option bits that can be reasonably mapped to PCRE +native options. In addition, the options REG_EXTENDED and REG_NOSUB are defined +with the value zero. They have no effect, but since programs that are written +to the POSIX interface often use them, this makes it easier to slot in PCRE as +a replacement library. Other POSIX options are not even defined.
When PCRE is called via these functions, it is only the API that is POSIX-like