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Re: [Chicken-users] Spiffy crashes occasionally

From: felix winkelmann
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Spiffy crashes occasionally
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2005 13:43:42 +0200

On 6/14/05, Peter Bex <address@hidden> wrote:
> On closer look, the regex "^([\\-A-Za-z0-9]+):[ ]*([^ ].*)$" is obviously
> invalid.  The dash after the backslashes is illegal.
> To quote the manpage:
> ``It is illegal for two ranges to share an endpoint, e.g. `a-c-e'.''
> If you want to include the - sign itself, it should be put first or last:
> ``To include a literal `-', make it the first or last character, or the
>   second endpoint of a range.''
> I'm not sure what you want to do with the backslashes.  Is it supposed to
> include a literal backslash, or are you trying to escape the dash?

Working around pregexp-bugs. I'll fix that.


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