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Re: [Monotone-debian] Bug#665448: Bug#665448: monotone: FTBFS: testsuite

From: Francis Russell
Subject: Re: [Monotone-debian] Bug#665448: Bug#665448: monotone: FTBFS: testsuite failure
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2012 20:55:06 +0100
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On 25/03/12 20:40, Thomas Moschny wrote:
> Hi,
> this is a mini-patch I recently added to the Fedora package, to build
> against newer PCRE. It deletes '(?<=\C)' from the list of regular
> expressions in .mtn-ignore expected to throw an error.

I wish you'd sent that a few hours earlier :)

> The man page of PCRE states that \C is not allowed in lookbehind
> assertions, iff in UTF8 mode. I did not yet verify whether we are
> actually processing the ignore file patterns in UTF8 mode or not.
> Anyway, removing that pattern fixed the build for now.

It looks like the test is dependent on pcre3 recognising that regex as
invalid as it'll match all the file names otherwise, which is not the
intended behaviour. Removing it is probably the proper thing to do anyway.


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