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Function repeat

boost::xpressive::repeat — Repeat a sub-expression multiple times.


// In header: <boost/xpressive/regex_primitives.hpp>

template<unsigned int Min, unsigned int Max, typename Expr> 
  unspecified repeat(Expr const & expr);
template<unsigned int Count, typename Expr2> 
  unspecified repeat(Expr2 const & expr2);


There are two forms of the repeat<>() function template. To match a sub-expression N times, use repeat<N>(expr). To match a sub-expression from M to N times, use repeat<M,N>(expr).

The repeat<>() function creates a greedy quantifier. To make the quantifier non-greedy, apply the unary minus operator, as in -repeat<M,N>(expr).



The sub-expression to repeat.