[Mono-dev] [PATCH] String.Split() broken behavior
Miguel de Icaza
miguel at novell.com
Sun Oct 7 12:19:55 EDT 2007
> Attached is a revised patch to the String.Split problem. This patch now
> includes code cleanup to bring it in conformance with the published
> coding standards as well as unit tests relevant to the changes I made.
Thanks for the contribution!
> For what its worth, I would suspect that this function is probably the
> fastest basic tokenization mechanism available though the class
> libraries. The reason why I found the bugs in this code to begin with is
> because I always used this method to tokenize input strings. Indeed, I'm
> surprised that these bugs went unnoticed and unrepaired for so long
> (literally years) for such a critical core component as the system
> string library.
SplitOptions was introduced in the 2.0 API and we only got around to
doing the current implementation in response to IronPython calling it
recently (eight months ago?)
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