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Id: 61395
Status: resolved
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Queue: Expect

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: Heinz.Knutzen [...]

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Subject: Please remove $`, $', and $& from
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2010 15:15:04 +0200
To: <bug-Expect [...]>
From: <Heinz.Knutzen [...]>
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text/plain 325b uses the variables $`, $', and $&. This slows down Expect and every program which uses Expect. For details see Please consider the attached patch to get rid of these variables. The patched has been tested and used in production for years.
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I'd like to see that patch applied as well.
$' and $` have been eliminated in 1.26
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On Tue Aug 12 17:44:05 2014, SZABGAB wrote: Show quoted text
> $' and $` have been eliminated in 1.26
Rest of the variables were removed in 1.27. This ticket can be closed now.
fixed in 1.29

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