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Re: [ID 20001029.005] Regex error: "cd. (A. Tw)" !~ /\((\w\. \w+)\)/

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From:
John Tobey
Date:
January 7, 2001 09:47
Subject:
Re: [ID 20001029.005] Regex error: "cd. (A. Tw)" !~ /\((\w\. \w+)\)/
Message ID:
m14FJvf-000FOoC@feynman.localnet
> Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 01:33:26 +0000
> From: Hugo <hv@crypt.compulink.co.uk>
> 
> In <200010300018.AAA07082@crypt.compulink.co.uk>, Hugo writes:
> :In <m13q0ur-000FObC@feynman.localnet>, John Tobey writes:
> ::Here is a regex whose behavior changed from 5.005 to 5.6.0, and I
> ::agree with the old behavior.
> :[...]
> ::$ perl5.6.0 -le 'die unless "cd. (A. Tw)" =~ /\((\w\. \w+)\)/; print "ok"'
> ::Died at -e line 1.
> 
> Looking into it ... yup, looks like Ilya's been here.

> Attached is a simplistic patch to fix this; this isn't fixing the real
> bug, but it's getting late. I'll try to come back to this and fix it
> properly. Feel free to nudge me (no, not _that_ hard) if I forget.

*ndge ndge*

It still dies as of 8269 and 5.6.1-TRIAL1.

Thnx.
-John

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