Author vbr
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Date 2010-11-02.11:56:04
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There seems to be a bug in the handling of numbered backreferences in sub() in
I believe, it would be a fairly new regression, as it would be noticed rather soon.
(tested on Python 2.7; winXP)

>>> re.sub("([xy])", "-\\1-", "abxc")
>>> regex.sub("([xy])", "-\\1-", "abxc")
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
  File "C:\Python27\lib\", line 176, in sub
    return _compile(pattern, flags).sub(repl, string, count, pos, endpos)
  File "C:\Python27\lib\", line 375, in _compile_replacement
TypeError: 'int' object is not iterable

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