> > Not to mention the fact that if perl (or mod_perl) is already running
> > (and you're using a shared libperl), the library is already loaded.
> Ok, my vote is to build regexes into the pgsql binary or into a .so that
> we distribute. There should be no need to have perl installed on a system
> to run postgresql. If we are going to extend the language to improve on
> the very lame sql92 like clause, we need to have it be part of the system
> that can be counted on, not something you might or might not have depending
> on what else is installed.
We already have it as ~, just not with Perl extensions. Our
implementation is very slow, and the author has said he is working on a
rewrite, though no time frame was given.
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