Bugs item #5081, was opened at 2006-07-16 16:35
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Category: None
Group: 1.8.4
Status: Open
Resolution: None
Priority: 3
Submitted By: Felix Nawothnig (flexo)
Assigned to: Nobody (None)
Summary: Freeze in Regexp#match

Initial Comment:
The following code causes Ruby (1.8.4) to freeze on my box:

"ab" =~ /(a*b*)*?b/

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