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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <>
Subject Re: Huge memory leak in mod_substitute
Date Fri, 07 Jan 2011 20:10:17 GMT
On 1/7/2011 1:23 PM, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> /a.*b/
> How big will that be?

Oh it's certainly possible to create some very impractical patterns...
/<html>.*</html>/ comes to mind.  The pattern space in these cases is
infinite, or rather, the size of the remaining document once an /a/ is
sited in your example above.

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