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Author Topic: [bug report] infinite loop ? with alias  (Read 2603 times)


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[bug report] infinite loop ? with alias
« on: May 06, 2008, 04:33 AM »
say you have this alias :


^g ((?:[^-]|-(?!-))*)(?:\s*--\s*(.*))?()

$$c |$$c&btnG=Search /ICON=icons\google.ico

if the clipboard contains the string $$c then FARR stops responding, you have to kill it...
i guess it goes into an infinite loop g g g g g g ... $$c

i forgot about this bug, and this morning i copied and pasted an expression with $$c in my post regarding the showhtml command... a few minutes after i google something... and FARR stopped responding...
i took me quite some time before remembering the bug...


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Re: [bug report] infinite loop ? with alias
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2008, 07:02 AM »
thank you for figuring out the nature of this bug, i will fix  :up: