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bug#36354: 26.1; In re-builder the command `reb-copy' doesn't copy the r


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#36354: 26.1; In re-builder the command `reb-copy' doesn't copy the regex correctly in string mode, Recipe
Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 03:27:42 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

leo <address@hidden> writes:

>
> 1. Start `re-builder'.
> 2. Build a regex in `re-builder'
> 3. Switch via C-c TAB to "string" syntax .
> 4. Copy the regex via `reb-copy'
>
> The result cannot be pasted in any regex replace prompt, but that is
> exactly the place where string syntax is used.

This seems like a deliberate feature:

;; (The compiled string form will be copied by `reb-copy')

If you just want the displayed version (which is indeed handy for
`replace-regexp' and friends), you can just copy the text from the
buffer.

So I'm closing this bug report.

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