[darcs-users] checking Text.Regex... buggy! ??

David Roundy droundy at abridgegame.org
Thu Nov 27 15:48:39 UTC 2003

On Thu, Nov 27, 2003 at 04:24:12PM +0100, Gour wrote:
> When building darcs I've noticed the following line while configure script
> is running:
> checking Text.Regex... buggy!
> What's the reason for it?

Versions of Text.Regex in ghc prior to 6.2 have a bug that causes them to
segfault.  The configure script runs a test program and if it crashes it
uses the module RegexString instead.
David Roundy

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