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bug#24020: [PATCHv2] Fix ‘[[:word:]]*\u2620’ failing to match ‘foo\u2620

From: Michal Nazarewicz
Subject: bug#24020: [PATCHv2] Fix ‘[[:word:]]*\u2620’ failing to match ‘foo\u2620’ (bug#24020)
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:36:39 +0200
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> Michal Nazarewicz <mina86@mina86.com> writes:
>> For example, take regular expression ‘[[:alpha:]]*1’ trying to match
>> a string ‘foo’.  Since the Kleene star is greedy, the engine will test
>> the shortest match for ‘[[:alpha:]]*’ which is ‘foo’.  At this point

On Tue, Jul 19 2016, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Did you mean "the longest match"?

Yep, thanks for spotting this.

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