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[perl #131551] segfault in S_regnode_guts

Karl Williamson via RT
March 18, 2019 04:19
[perl #131551] segfault in S_regnode_guts
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This has been fixed by 
commit 6ef7fe531911e0b41ffcc04c1d6b6ec25a8b1bc9
 Author: Karl Williamson <>
 Date:   Sun Mar 17 22:11:04 2019 -0600
     PATCH: [perl #131551] Too deep regex compilation recursion
     This patch, started by Yves Orton, and refined in consultation with Tony
     Cook, imposes a maximum depth of unclosed left parentheses, at which
     point it croaks.  This is to prevent the segfault in the ticket.
     The patch adds a variable that can be set to increase or decrease this
     limit at run time (actually regex compilation time) should this be
     desired, and hence our pre-determined limit of 1000 can be changed if
Karl Williamson

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