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Bug #26442 eregi failed for ?[ mark
Submitted: 2003-11-28 02:12 UTC Modified: 2003-11-28 07:56 UTC
From: hsutanto78 at hotmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: mbstring related
PHP Version: 4.3.3 OS: WinXP Japanese
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2003-11-28 02:12 UTC] hsutanto78 at hotmail dot com
i've tried using both mb_eregi and eregi, both give error result. is it a bug?

Reproduce code:
if(eregi("?[","?R?[?h")) echo "MATCH!";

Expected result:

Actual result:
Warning: eregi(): REG_EBRACK: in C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\modules.php on line 99


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 [2003-11-28 07:56 UTC]
Thank you for taking the time to write to us, but this is not
a bug. Please double-check the documentation available at and the instructions on how to report
a bug at

You need to escape special characters such as [ to get your regex to work properly.
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