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Author witten
Recipients aaronsw, gregory.p.smith, josiahcarlson, mark.dickinson, mrabarnett, rsc, schmir, timehorse, witten, yarkot
Date 2009-10-21.19:28:41
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Here's an easy way to trigger the poor performance. Tested with 2.5,
2.6, and 2.7:

re.compile( '(\s+.*)*x' ).search( 'a ' * 30 )
Date User Action Args
2009-10-21 19:28:44wittensetrecipients: + witten, aaronsw, gregory.p.smith, josiahcarlson, mark.dickinson, rsc, timehorse, schmir, mrabarnett, yarkot
2009-10-21 19:28:43wittensetmessageid: <>
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