bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #39424, regexp: nested parentheses returns...


bug #39424: regexp: nested parentheses returns more tokens than Matlab

Submitted by:  Rik <rik5>
Submitted on:  Sun Jul 7 21:52:48 2013  
Category: LibrariesSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Matlab Compatibility
Status: ConfirmedAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Open
Release: devOperating System: Any

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Mon Nov 21 22:14:47 2016, comment #1:

Octave still behaves the same in version 4.2.0.

Hartmut <hardy>
Sun Jul 7 21:52:48 2013, original submission:

According to Matlab documentation,

Octave, following PCRE, creates a token for every subpattern which matches.

The solution probably means re-writing the pattern before passing it off to PCRE.

Rik <rik5>
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