strcmp with regular expressions

This is a discussion on strcmp with regular expressions within the C++ Programming forums, part of the General Programming Boards category; hi, is there a possibility to use regular expressions within the srtcmp-function? thanks, toby...

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    strcmp with regular expressions

    hi,

    is there a possibility to use regular expressions within the srtcmp-function?

    thanks,

    toby

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    Not directly. strcmp() does a manual char by char comparison. You would need a regular expression library of sorts to compare strings.

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    C++ doesn't recognize regular expressions.

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    Boost.Regex.
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    thanks,
    i'll try that library

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