[New-bugs-announce] [issue14260] regex.groupindex available for modification and continues to work, having incorrect data inside it

py.user report at bugs.python.org
Mon Mar 12 06:28:23 CET 2012


New submission from py.user <port139 at yandex.ru>:

>>> import re
>>> p = re.compile(r'abc(?P<n>def)')
>>> p.sub(r'\g<n>', 'abcdef123abcdef')
'def123def'
>>> p.groupindex['n'] = 2
>>> p.sub(r'\g<n>', 'abcdef123abcdef')
'def123def'
>>> p.groupindex
{'n': 2}
>>>

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components: Regular Expressions
messages: 155442
nosy: ezio.melotti, mrabarnett, py.user
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: regex.groupindex available for modification and continues to work, having incorrect data inside it
type: behavior
versions: Python 3.2

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