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Re: [perl #76546] regex engine slowdown bug

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David Leadbeater
April 1, 2011 01:58
Re: [perl #76546] regex engine slowdown bug
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On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 03:05:52AM -0700, Alex Efros via RT wrote:
> P.S. I hope one lucky day we'll find libre2 support in perl, using some 
> pragma to switch between current perl regexp engine and libre2 - they 
> are mostly compatible, but libre2 guarantee constant execution time and 
> I'm really tired of regexps which at some moment decide to spend few 
> minutes for execution instead of nanoseconds.

Not wanting to hijack this bug's thread but see (feel free to let me
know if you have issues).

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