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rust-matchers: use the `regex` crate

Authored by Alphare.

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rust-matchers: use the regex crate

Instead of falling back to Python when a code path with "ignore" functionality
is reached and Re2 is not installed, the default compilation (i.e. without
the with-re2 feature) will use the regex crate for all regular expressions
business.

As with the introduction of Re2 in a previous series, this yields a big
performance boost compared to the Python + C code in status, diff, commit,
update, and maybe others.

For now Re2 looks to be faster at compiling the DFA (1.5ms vs 5ms for
Netbeans' .hgignore) and a bit faster in actual use: (123ms vs 137ms for
the parallel traversal of Netbeans' clean repo). I am in talks with the author
of regex to see whether that performance difference is a bug, a "won't fix",
or a tuning issue.

The regex crate is already one of our dependencies and using this code does
not require any additional work from the end-user than to use the Rust
extensions.

Differential Revision: https://phab.mercurial-scm.org/D8323

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AlphareTue, Mar 24, 12:55 PM
Differential Revision
D8323: rust-matchers: use the `regex` crate
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rHG7cd5c0968139: templater: add subsetparents(rev, revset) function
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