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Re: [perl #22182] regular expression bug (design limitation?)

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Arthur Bergman
May 13, 2003 08:35
Re: [perl #22182] regular expression bug (design limitation?)
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On tisdag, maj 13, 2003, at 01:35 Europe/Stockholm, (via RT) wrote:

> The following script dumps core on both perl-5.8.0 and perl-5.6.1 - 
> it's probably
> due to a design limitation in the regular expression engine, and I'm 
> interested to
> hear any workarounds.

There regex engine should be rewritten to be iterative instead of 
recursive, authority has said that this should be simple but noone has 
stepped up with patches.


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