Programming Tips - C: Is C regex useful?

Date: 2015may30 Language: C Q. C: Is C regex useful? As defined in #include <regex.h> A. Not really. It doesn't work nicely for me and it crashes sometimes on Linux. If the format is described (without examples!) in the re_format man page. Here's an example that appears to work Some Alternatives: The PCRE (Perl Compatible) library The C++ standard library has regex stuff.