Re: Error in scripts/

From: Joe Perches
Date: Sun Sep 07 2014 - 10:10:26 EST

On Sun, 2014-09-07 at 04:39 -0500, Daniel Bomar wrote:
> Hello, I'm new to all this so please correct me if I'm sending this to
> the wrong place. I'd like to report the following error that shows
> whenever I run scripts/ The error shows at the top of
> the output after which the script appears to function normally. I'm
> running Arch Linux and Perl version 5.20.0. The error is as follows:
> Useless use of greediness modifier '+' in regex; marked by <-- HERE in
> m/(^\+.*) {8,8}+ <-- HERE \t/ at scripts/ line 2424.

Hello. Thanks for the report.

A patch to fix this was submitted a couple
of months ago. It just takes awhile to
get into the appropriate trees.

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