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Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2011 17:29:29 +0000
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On 07/03/2011 17:18, Bruno Le Floch wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm not sure whether this is the right place to send a bug report on
> l3tl. The following code causes a runaway argument. I didn't look yet
> at the implementation, but if needed, I can propose a bug fix some
> time this week.
> \RequirePackage{expl3}
> \ExplSyntaxOn
> \tl_new:Nn \g_my_tl {aabono}
> \tl_replace_in:Nnn \g_my_tl {bonobo} {whatever}
> Basically what happens is that the string we are looking for is put
> directly after the `\g_my_tl`, forming `bonobo`. This `bonobo` is
> replaced, and then the termination tries to remove the extra
> `bonobo\q_stop` which was added. This fails. The only way out is
> apparently to use two markers. It has been done a couple of times
> before (stringstring, perhaps?), so I just need to hunt for the
> reference.
> aabono -> aabonobonobo\q_stop -> aawhatevernobo\q_stop -> BOOM!

Hello Bruno,

Thanks for the bug report. I'll aim to fix it in the SVN today, and then
do a CTAN release.
Joseph Wright