Re: [code] [textadept] Regexp searches don't work with longer patterns

From: Chris Emerson <>
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2014 22:41:24 +0000


On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 02:11:51PM -0500, Mitchell wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Feb 2014, Chris Emerson wrote:
> >I believe this is 2048 byte limit for the NFA inside the Scintilla regex
> >engine - and with a case-insensitive search, a single character match takes
> >something like 33 bytes (it has a bitmask of allowed characters). I can
> >work around my issue by making it a case sensitive search instead.
> I won't pretend to understand what the problem is, but I do see the
> 2048 MAXNFA limit in Scintilla that you mention. Is this worth
> bringing up on the Scintilla mailing list?

Yep, good point. I'll bring it up there.


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Received on Wed 12 Feb 2014 - 17:41:24 EST

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