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Steve Peters via RT
March 19, 2007 20:39
[perl #1716] search position reset after 'local' save/restore
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On Fri Nov 17 04:16:31 2006, davem wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 17, 2006 at 03:40:05AM -0800, yves orton via RT wrote:
> > This is still open in blead. Does anybody understand why or where the
> > mg_len gets clobbered? The mg struct otherwise comes through unscathed
> > so there must be something we can do about the mg_len. 
> > 
> > Note, its not really a regex bug, its an error in how we handle magic
> > during localization. IMO we should be able to find a workaround for
> > pos() even if Hugo is right that there isnt a general solution.
> [without having looked at the original bug report.. ]
> Some while back I did a lot of work on fixing magic with localisation, and
> I seem to recall that there was still some more work that was required to
> sort pos().
> So, assume it's on my todo LIST.

Fortunately, Duke Nuke 'Em Forever seems as far off as ever ;)

Is this problem resolved now, is there still something more to it to fixed?

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