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Re: (error "Stack overflow in regexp matcher") and (?)wrong display of r
Re: (error "Stack overflow in regexp matcher") and (?)wrong display of regexp in backtrace
Sun, 15 Mar 2020 10:21:51 -0400
On Sun, 15 Mar 2020 at 06:40, Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> wrote:
> First of all, note the regexp, "\\(\\\\\\(.\\|\n\\)\\|[^\\\n\15]\\)*"
> In the source, the "\15" is "\r". Why is this substitution being made
> for the backtrace? Is it intentional (in which case, why not do the
> same to the "\n"?), or is it a bug? To me, it is more like a bug.
It's not really a bug (perhaps a missing feature), it's due to
print-escape-control-characters being non-nil. Newline is printed as
"\n" because print-escape-newlines is non-nil, but there is no