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regexec.c: Use word-at-a-time to repeat a single byte pattern
authorKarl Williamson <khw@cpan.org>
Fri, 29 Dec 2017 22:17:41 +0000 (15:17 -0700)
committerKarl Williamson <khw@cpan.org>
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 18:38:12 +0000 (11:38 -0700)
commitab1efbdc1f74b2f4db076efa0b4d54f387d74efe
treeda39d5489067deb739629d9f5168a8c1d8426c56
parent6a40c2e4e2dc26eb6ad39caf87cebef0743b90e7
regexec.c: Use word-at-a-time to repeat a single byte pattern

There is special code in the function regrepeat() to handle instances
where the pattern to repeat is a single byte.  These all can be done
word-at-a-time to significantly increase the performance of long
repeats.
embed.fnc
embed.h
proto.h
regexec.c