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[perl #24274] METABUG - regex stack overflow issues

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From:
Steve Peters via RT
Date:
March 28, 2006 19:44
Subject:
[perl #24274] METABUG - regex stack overflow issues
Message ID:
rt-3.0.11-24274-131593.1.36335632994872@perl.org
> [rspier@pobox.com - Wed Oct 22 21:35:51 2003]:
> 
> 
> 
> 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.  
> 

All other tickets depending on this ticket have been resolved.


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