The "regex_posix" Module

This module depends on a UNIX-specific system library and must be manually enabled at compile time.

If you are running on a UNIX system you can enable this module using the following command:

./configure --enable-extras regex_posix


This module provides the posix regular expression engine which uses the POSIX.2 regular expression matching system.


To load this module use the following <module> tag:

<module name="regex_posix">


The <posix> tag defines settings about how the regex_posix module should behave. This tag can only be defined once.

Name Type Default Value Description
extended Boolean No Whether to enable extended regular expression matching.
Example Usage
<posix extended="yes">