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From: John Maddock (John_Maddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-05-16 06:21:31

>on an HTML file , and when I call regex_search , it gets stuck and
>won't return from the call. can some one help me understand what am I
>doing wrong ?

I suspect that one gets pathological due to all those .*'s. There are so
many ways that the expression could match it just thrashes around trying to
find the "best" one. Try making the expression more precise, maybe
something like:


would do what you want?

- John Maddock

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