[IronPython] Zero-length regex split

Sanghyeon Seo sanxiyn at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 20:27:46 PDT 2007


This sucks. I'm not sure which sucks more: that such code exists, or
that it breaks on IronPython in hard-to-find manner.

import re
print re.split(':*', 'a:b::c')

Quick workaround is to replace the pattern ':*' with ':+'. This may
not be always possible.

-- 
Seo Sanghyeon


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