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[perl #24274] METABUG - regex stack overflow issues

October 22, 2003 21:52
[perl #24274] METABUG - regex stack overflow issues
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This is a meta-bug.  It's purpose is to be linked to/from other
tickets of the same type for tracking purposes.  (Via "DependsOn")

This ticket is for bugs related to the overflow of the OS stack during
recursion in the perl regex engine.

Generally they can be "worked around" by increasing the stack size by
using ulimit (bash/sh/ksh/zsh) or limit (csh/tcsh).

The long term plan is to rewrite the regex engine to not use the stack
for recursion. Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
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