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From: "Charles C. Berry" <ccberry@ucsd.edu>
To: Gregor Zattler <telegraph@gmx.net>
Cc: emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Stack overflow in regexp matcher
Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:34:32 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.OSX.2.00.1410251127240.792@charles-berrys-macbook.local> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.OSX.2.00.1410250946210.480@charles-berrys-macbook.local>

On Sat, 25 Oct 2014, Charles C. Berry wrote:

> On Fri, 24 Oct 2014, Gregor Zattler wrote:
>
>> Hi Charles, org-mode developers
>> * Charles Berry <ccberry@ucsd.edu> [24. Oct. 2014]:
>>> I do. Try this. Start emacs 24.4.1.
>>> 
>>> 1) Copy this line:
>>>
>>>     CLOCK: [2013-07-22 Mon 12:29]--[2013-07-22 Mon 15:26] =>  2:57
>>> 
>>> into a new *.org file.
>>> 
>>> 2) Save and close the file and reopen.
>>> 
>>> 3) If no such error, kill the text in the buffer, and yank it twice.
>>> 
>>> 4) Repeat 2 and 3 till the message
>>>
>>>    File mode specification error: (error "Stack overflow in regexp 
>>> matcher")
>>> 
>>> shows up.
>>> 
>>> 5) prune lines from the file and try step 2 till the error disappears.
>>> 
>>>

[snip]

>
> It turns out that
>
>  (re-search-forward "^[^%]*\\\\usepackage.*{biblatex}" nil t))
>
> in reftex-using-biblatex-p is the culprit.
>
> So, the ECM is to save a file like that decribed above without the *.org 
> extension.
>
> Open it (in fundamental mode) and issue
>
> M-: (re-search-forward "^[^%]*\\\\usepackage.*{biblatex}" nil t))
>
> and get
>
> eval: Stack overflow in regexp matcher
>
> So, maybe this is not an org-mode issue. ??


Further, changing that regexp to

  "^[^%\n]*\\\\usepackage.*{biblatex}"

and byte-compiling reftex-parse.el.gz seems to make the problem go away.

This seems to be well-known problem:

    http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/MultilineRegexp

Still, I am not sure why this happens in 24.4.1 and not previously.

HTH,

Chuck

  reply	other threads:[~2014-10-25 18:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-10-24  6:41 Alan Schmitt
2014-10-24 19:02 ` Charles Berry
2014-10-24 19:51   ` Gregor Zattler
2014-10-25 17:00     ` Charles C. Berry
2014-10-25 18:34       ` Charles C. Berry [this message]
2014-11-28 18:33         ` Alan Schmitt
2014-10-26 11:11       ` Alan Schmitt
2014-10-25  9:24   ` Alan Schmitt
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2010-11-20 16:03 Michael Brand
2010-11-28 20:08 ` Matt Lundin

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