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Re: [OT] bugs in JDK regex engine ?

  • From: Rick Jelliffe <rjelliffe@a...>
  • To: Mukul Gandhi <gandhi.mukul@g...>
  • Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 04:58:38 +1000

Re:  [OT] bugs in JDK regex engine ?
Mukul Gandhi wrote:
> Some of you might be remembering, that I posted an experimental XML
> well-formedness checker few days back.
> I had been trying to enhance it since last few days, mainly using the
> JDK 1.6.0 regex facilities.
> But few of the things documented in the JDK 1.6.0 regex documentation
> don't work as defined.
> Has anybody who has done serious regex programming with JDK 1.6.0
> encountered some bugs?
> If somebody can help me with JDK regex's, I can post few examples
> which don't work for me ...
In the past I have found that the Java regexes were sometimes erratic 
for well-formedness checking, but it depends on how complex you want to 
go. With large documents or large regexes of certain kinds, they 
sometimes seemed to have some explosion: stack overflow, slowdown, or 

Rick Jelliffe

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