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Re: problem with recent change to grep-regexp-alist

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: problem with recent change to grep-regexp-alist
Date: Sat, 06 Aug 2005 21:11:44 +0300
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> In the 1.42 revision of grep.el the subpattern for the filename in the
> regexps of the first two grep-regexp-alist's elements has been changed
> from "\(.+?\)" to "\([^:\n]+\)". Now the matching fails if the
> filename contains a colon, while the previous value worked, thanks to the
> non greedy "+?" quantifier. Note that the regexp of the third
> grep-regexp-alist's element is still correct, and is the one that
> matches if grep-highlight-matches's value is "t" (which is the
> default).

Ok, let's use "\(.+?\)".

You can still get wrong matches with the file names like "abc:123",
but perhaps such file names are rare.

Juri Linkov

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