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Feature #14669

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Regexp does not expose the amount of capture groups.

Added by xfbs (Patrick Elsen) over 3 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

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Normal
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Target version:
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[ruby-core:86474]

Description

For a project we needed to know how many capture groups a Regex exposes (before actually matching it). The Onigmo regex library used by Ruby has this information, accessible with onig_number_of_captures(const regex_t *), but the Ruby Regexp class doesn't expose this information.

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