bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #39426, regexp: backreferences with named...


bug #39426: regexp: backreferences with named capture groups (\k) are not supported

Submitted by:  Rik <rik5>
Submitted on:  Sun 07 Jul 2013 10:21:17 PM UTC  
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 21 Nov 2016 10:15:59 PM UTC, comment #1:

This issue is still present in Octave 4.2.0.

The code in comment #0 still throws an error.

Hartmut <hardy>
Sun 07 Jul 2013 10:21:17 PM UTC, original submission:

Because Octave's internal interface substitutes its own names for named capture groups the \k syntax does not work.

The example below, for finding duplicate characters, should work.

Rik <rik5>
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