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Bug #17761 $regs[] above 10, fails in Windows
Submitted: 2002-06-14 09:10 UTC Modified: 2002-06-15 16:49 UTC
From: michael at thingmand dot dk Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Regexps related
PHP Version: 4.2.1 OS: Windows 2000
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-06-14 09:10 UTC] michael at thingmand dot dk
The "$regs will be filled with exactly ten elements, even though more or fewer than ten parenthesized substrings may actually have matched" problem with ereg(), is showing on Windows boxes - also above version 4.1.0.

The same script, tested on a Unix box worked as suspected.


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 [2002-06-14 11:33 UTC]
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 [2002-06-14 15:29 UTC] michael at thingmand dot dk
When I use ereg()'s possibility to capture the matches with $reg[] and make an expression with 10+ matches, it won?t capture matches above $reg[9].

On the other hand, if I make 9 or less matches, the $reg[] always count 10 entries ($reg[0]- $reg[9]).

The error only appears on Windows systems ? on Unix systems, the bug is fixed?

Just as described in the note on
 [2002-06-14 15:55 UTC]
Just in case this is already fixed..can you try this snapshot:
 [2002-06-15 16:49 UTC] michael at thingmand dot dk
>Just in case this is already fixed..

Works here - thx!
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