Re: [pcre-dev] RFE -- switch to operate in 'unbuffered mode'…

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Author: Linda Walsh
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To: pcre-dev@exim.org
Subject: Re: [pcre-dev] RFE -- switch to operate in 'unbuffered mode' for use ininteractive pipes


Excellent!
Will look for it...
Thanks!

I use it most of all .. can't stand regular regex syntax! :-)

(aliased to 'grp')


linda

Philip Hazel wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Mar 2010, Linda Walsh wrote:
>
>
>> Title says it...
>>
>> I use pcre in interactive use more often than not, and
>> it's buffering is a pain in a pipe -- only blatting out output after it
>> collects a buffer --
>>
>> Could it flush lines after each is processed upon being given a
>> To-Be-Added Switch?
>>
>
> I have committed a patch that adds --line-buffered (same name as GNU grep).
> This applies to both input and output (both may, of course, be pipes).
> This feature will therefore be in the next release, which I hope to have
> out in a couple of weeks' time (but there are still a number of issues
> to look at first, and time does fly...)
>
> Philip
>
>