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Re: Backporting ac3afc4b35 (regcomp.c: make \K+ and \K* illegal.)

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Karl Williamson
February 11, 2020 15:22
Re: Backporting ac3afc4b35 (regcomp.c: make \K+ and \K* illegal.)
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On 2/11/20 5:01 AM, wrote:
> On the other hand, I think the proposed change would break eg:
>    qr{ (?= foo (??{ bar() }) baz )+ }x
> .. which I think is an argument against rushing anything out for the more
> general case - IIRC we already have bugs backtracking over lookaheads
> with backreferences, probably due to similar thinking.

Good point

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