[patch] syntax:plain for .hgignore
hg at ostkamp.fastmail.fm
Tue Sep 11 16:27:58 CDT 2007
On Tue, 11 Sep 2007, Matt Mackall wrote:
> Something strikes me as odd here. I wrote a quick little test:
> $ time python2.5 retest.py re exit
> real 0m0.806s
> user 0m0.796s
> sys 0m0.008s
> On the other hand, if your regex is too large for your Python build and
> it has to get broken into pieces, then regexes will probably lose.
the test above bombs out for me with this:
$ ./matt.py re exit
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "./matt.py", line 20, in <module>
m = rematch(pats)
File "./matt.py", line 12, in rematch
File "/usr/local/lib/python2.5/re.py", line 180, in compile
return _compile(pattern, flags)
File "/usr/local/lib/python2.5/re.py", line 231, in _compile
p = sre_compile.compile(pattern, flags)
File "/usr/local/lib/python2.5/sre_compile.py", line 530, in compile
OverflowError: regular expression code size limit exceeded
This is why I requested a Mercurial bugfix as the same has happened with
our .hgignore before. You kindly provided one in changeset '0f6a1bdf89fb'.
Since then it used to work for us.
I'm willing to try it with a tweaked Python 2.5.1 build, however I don't
know what to change. The 'configure --help' of Python does not give any
Do you have any hints for me what I need to change to have the regex
module handle larger regular expressions?
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