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How to use regular expressions in C++ for Linux environment.

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I want to implement regular expressions in C++ for Linux environment. One of my friend recommended me to use REGEX Library by GNU. Could you provide me some documentation as well as code examples about using this library?

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I'd strongly recommend you consider using the regex library that is part of boost. Not only is it a fantastic library it will end up being part of the next version of the CPP standard.

http://www.boost.org/doc/libs/1_46_1/libs/regex/doc/html/index.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%2B%2B0x#Regular_expressions
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for C development simply do 'man regex' at the shell and you see the syntax for reccomp (compiles a regular expression) and regexec (applies the regular expression). i used it once and had no significant problems.

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