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Item5849: regex SEARCH on Native Windows crashes when there are [^] chars or mismatched "s in the regex.

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Engine ForkingSearch Normal Closed   patch 4.2.1, 5.0.0

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simple reproducable case == MyItems, where you get red SEARCH errors.

the command line for MyItems breaks - there are embedded and unescaped [^ ] chars in that topic that are ok on unix, and busted on Windows. (hopefully i can patch this)

looks like its necessary to double "" any "'s that occur in the search regex, and to double ^^ and ^'s in the regex. - friggen choice.

ok, I'm going to do 2 things - add some extra code for windows' users that insist on using grep (though the first 2 SEARCH's in MyItems will still fail due to (i think) terminal issues with unmatching ";s), and then

-- TWiki:Main/SvenDowideit - 30 Jul 2008

Summary regex SEARCH on Native Windows crashes when there are [^] chars or mismatched "s in the regex.
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.SvenDowideit
Codebase 4.2.0, ~twiki4
SVN Range TWiki-5.0.0, Sun, 27 Jul 2008, build 17148
AppliesTo Engine
Component ForkingSearch
Priority Normal
CurrentState Closed
Checkins TWikirev:17212 TWikirev:17213
TargetRelease patch
ReleasedIn 4.2.1, 5.0.0
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Topic revision: r5 - 2008-08-04 - KennethLavrsen
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