split hangs

Jacek Popławski jp at ulgo.koti.com.pl
Thu Dec 28 09:26:43 CET 2000

Harald Kirsch wrote:
>Yes, something is very strange with this type of regex. Run the
>following program. It shows strange behaviour with 1.5.2 on Linux as
>well as with 2.0 on IRIX.

wow, looks like every step is few times slower than latest, so it
doesn't hang, it just compute and compute... but why regex are _so_
slow ?

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