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Re: Pathological regexp match

From: "David E(dot) Wheeler" <david(at)kineticode(dot)com>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Michael Glaesemann <michael(dot)glaesemann(at)myyearbook(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Pathological regexp match
Date: 2010-02-08 17:07:04
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On Feb 8, 2010, at 5:15 AM, Magnus Hagander wrote:

> The text is about 180Kb. PostgreSQL takes ~40 seconds without the
> patch, ~36 seconds with it, to extract the match from it. Perl takes
> 0.016 seconds.

Obviously we need to support Perl regular expressions in core. Not PCRE, but Perl. ;-P



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