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Bug #17889 searhing for backslash using preg_replace() and/or str_replace() is buggy.
Submitted: 2002-06-20 22:41 UTC Modified: 2002-06-21 12:23 UTC
From: gArgraves at earthlink dot net Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Regexps related
PHP Version: 4.2.1 OS: freeBSD
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-06-20 22:41 UTC] gArgraves at earthlink dot net

I am trying to match escaped character sequences for a replacement to avoid forward handling problems.

a search pattern of:
  "/(\\)(.)/" or
  "/(\\)(\.)/" or

which matches escaped characters, returns rutime errors. 
This reg.exp. would allows replacement using either $1,$2 or //1, //2 to cotrol replacement. 

Note: search pattern:
will locate the escaped charaters correctly, however can not do the desired replacement.



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