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#### Tcl 8.4 regexp bug ("can't happen -- you found a bug")

Howdy,

The following regsub command causes the above error message in Tcl
8.4:

regsub {(^|\n)+\.*b} \n.b "" tmp

There's probably room for argument about whether the expression is
malformed.  But in that case, it should probably say "quantifier
operand invalid" rather than "you found a bug".

Good luck,
-Jonathan Jones

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According to Jonathan Jones <googlegroups@spitzensparken.com>:
:The following regsub command causes the above error message

Stop by the SourceForge project and submit a bug report on it.
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