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Fast regular expressions

, 29 Oct 2000
Compiles a regular expression into a fast automaton.

class CFileFindRecursive{
          CString strStartDirectory,
          CString strWildCards,
          vector<CString>& vecMatchingFileNames)
    void FindInThisDirectory(CString strDir)
        CFileFind findFile;
        if( findFile.FindFile(strDir+"\\"+m_strWildCards) ){
                  if( !findFile.IsDirectory() ){
    void Recurse(CString str)
        CFileFind finder;
        CString strWildcard(str);
        strWildcard += _T("\\*.*");   // start working for files
        BOOL bWorking = finder.FindFile(strWildcard);   
        while (bWorking){
            bWorking = finder.FindNextFile();
            if (finder.IsDots())         continue;
            if (finder.IsDirectory()){

    CString             m_strWildCards;
    vector<CString>&    m_rvecMatchingFileNames;

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