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Wireshark-dev: [Wireshark-dev] Perl checkAPIs errors

From: "FIXED-TERM Scholz Tobias (DC-IA/EAI3)" <fixed-term.Tobias.Scholz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2016 08:16:28 +0000
before uploading my changes, I wanted to test my files with perl, like its mentioned within the guide “3.9 – Contribute your changes”.  For my new functions I edited three files.
  • Starting perl for the first file I first got the error, that I used non-ASCII Chars. Since I have fixed that problem, starting perl another time for the same file it’s just crashing and I get a Windows message “perl.exe has stopped working”. Looking to the prompt, there hasn’t been added any new output message by perl. Does anybody know, whats happening there or how I get the error for crashing perl?
(I used the perl command within git-bash and having a win7 x64 operating system.)
  • Using the perl command for the other two files, I get this message on the prompt:
“Nested quantifiers in regex; marked by <-- HERE in m/ \s index \s*+ <-- HERE  [^\(\w] / at D:/Development/wireshark/tools/ line 1395.”
I even don’t get the point of that message. Can someone help me with that issue?
Thanks in advance.
T. Scholz