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Bug#175163: mutt/libc? problems after recent sid upgrade



On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 03:32:59PM -0500, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 02:34:40PM -0500, Lee Bradshaw wrote:
> > Thanks for the quick response Bart. I stripped my ~/.muttrc down to the
> > single line that was causing the problem. Do you see anything wrong with
> > this?
> > 
> >   freefall ~ $ cat .muttrc
> >   # Change "Re: Re: ..." to "Re: ..."
> >   set reply_regexp="^((((fwd|aw|re(([0-9]|[[0-9]+])?)):[ \t]*)*)[ \t]*)+"
> > 
> > As I said before, this works fine with the same version of mutt, but
> > slightly earlier libraries.
> [snip]
> 
> This looks like a regex bug in libc. See #175163.

I've had a very interesting (and very difficult to debug) problem with
mutt and regex's but when display message bodies that were
regex-colored spun an increasingly large amount of CPU cycles until
reading mail became completely unreadable.

I'll work on getting something reproduceable. 

-- 
Benj. Mako Hill
mako@debian.org
http://yukidoke.org/~mako/

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