[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[leafnode-list] Re: Strawpoll: Case sensitive or insensitive filters? (was: filtering

Brian D schrieb am 2008-09-18:

> On 18 Sep,  
>      Matthias Andree <matthias.andree@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > OK, having seen that problem: do users generally consider "case
> > insensitive" a saner default for leafnode-2? It's slower (may be noticable
> > on 2 GHz machines), but should not hurt too much. (leafnode 2 currently
> > compiles filters only with PCRE_MULTILINE)
> > 
> > If the default were changed, (?-i) could be used in a pattern to make it
> > case sensitive again.
> > 
> Now being aware of the case sensitivity I'd say leave it if there is
> otherwise a performance penalty.  Where necessary the filters could disable
> it. 

I've documented this 'case sensitive matching' default in
filterfile(5) in the current DARCS version of leafnode-2, in the hopes
that it may prevent further odysseys such as yours - sorry for not
responding earlier (to your first post), I meant to read some code
pieces first...

Best regards

Matthias Andree
leafnode-list mailing list