[erlang-bugs] error in re:split on R14B02 and R14B03

Dave Peticolas <>
Wed Jun 8 05:17:00 CEST 2011


I should mention it works fine on my Linux desktop as well.
I'd say something was wrong with my netbook, except 01
works just fine.

2011/6/7 Patrick Baggett <>

> Not seeing it here (Win32 platform)
>
> Erlang R14B03 (erts-5.8.4) [smp:4:4] [rq:4] [async-threads:0]
>
> Eshell V5.8.4  (abort with ^G)
> 1> re:split("abc","b").
> [<<"a">>,<<"c">>]
> 2>
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 10:00 PM, Dave Peticolas <>wrote:
>
>> Hello, I recently tried to build both R14B02 and 03 on my Dell Inspiron
>> Mini (Intel Atom)
>> running Ubuntu 8.04. I already had R14B01 running fine. I found that
>> re:split no longer
>> worked. I built all the versions from source. Here is an example of 01
>> output:
>>
>> Erlang R14B01 (erts-5.8.2) [source] [smp:2:2] [rq:2] [async-threads:0]
>> [hipe] [kernel-poll:false]
>>
>> Eshell V5.8.2  (abort with ^G)
>> 1> re:split("abc", "b").
>> [<<"a">>,<<"c">>]
>> 2> q().
>> ok
>>
>>
>> And here is what I get on 02 (same as 03 except for the version numbers):
>>
>> Erlang R14B02 (erts-5.8.3) [source] [smp:2:2] [rq:2] [async-threads:0]
>> [hipe] [kernel-poll:false]
>>
>> Eshell V5.8.3  (abort with ^G)
>> 1> re:split("abc", "b").
>> ** exception error: no case clause matching {match,["b"]}
>>      in function  re:run/3
>>         called as re:run(<<"abc">>,
>>                          {re_pattern,0,0,
>>
>>  <<69,82,67,80,49,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,98,0,0,...>>},
>>                          [global])
>>      in call from re:split/3
>> 2>
>>
>> In case the existing build was somehow getting tangled with the new one,
>> I tried removing the 01 build completely and rebuilding 02 and got the
>> same
>> results.
>>
>> thanks,
>> dave
>>
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