[IronPython] re.findall bug

Sanghyeon Seo sanxiyn at gmail.com
Fri Sep 22 14:08:24 CEST 2006

This only happens if you compile the pattern.

To Mono users who don't get the same result as below: it's normal.
Mono bug #79472. http://bugzilla.ximian.com/show_bug.cgi?id=79472

IronPython 1.0.60816 on .NET 2.0.50727.42
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>>> import re
>>> re.findall('(a)(b)', 'abab')
[('a', 'b'), ('a', 'b')]
>>> re.compile('(a)(b)').findall('abab')
['ab', 'ab']

Seo Sanghyeon

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