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Re: [ID 19991111.004] Cygwin32 _62 segfaulting on nasty RE

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Ilya Zakharevich
November 11, 1999 19:47
Re: [ID 19991111.004] Cygwin32 _62 segfaulting on nasty RE
Message ID: writes:
> bash-2.03$ perl -lne 'print if /\b(\w+)\s+$1\b/' files.tex

What is "wrong" about this REx?

>      Different files die on different lines, but I cannot see anything
> in common with the lines it barfs on.
>      Further investigation shows that changing the line it blows up on
> and the line above makes no difference - it seems to be based on the
> line number in a file, but then on one file it dies on line 28, on
> another, line 19, on another, line 68.

This looks pretty similar to a bug Larry found, but cannot be the same
bug.  However, without a test file this report is useless.

Hope this helps,

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