Re: [code] Crash during a regex search/replace

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:32:31 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Eizua,

On Wed, 31 Aug 2016, Eizua wrote:

> Hi Mitchell,
> I was using Textadept 9 alpha 2 and the nightly build.
> The editor froze after I tried to replace the '+' character in a number of
> lines in the file I was editing using a regex search/replace. I was
> applying a diff manually by adding in the lines, and I wanted to replace
> the diff markers with an empty string.
> I tried both TA versions with and without my extensions (fresh
> '.textadept' directory). It would freeze after selecting the "Regex"
> checkbox, entering in "^+" as the thing to find, then clicking on "Replace
> All." I do recognize I should enter in "^\+" to escape the '+' sign (and
> when I did, it worked), but I am requesting for TA *not to freeze*
> during situations like these, if possible. Maybe just ignore my incorrect
> regex and not do anything?
> Thanks for TA again! Looking forward to the next release.

Thanks for the report. This has been fixed in hg[1] and will be available
in tonight's nightly build.



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