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Bram Maes
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Hi folks,

I wrote a program that needs to parse one line of text that contains several thousands of characters. I have some delimiters in the file that I use to split the String.

Now I have the following problem:
When i call scanner.match().start(), the starting index is correctly returned when the index is smaller than +/- 1000. Then it looks like the internal counter is reset to 0. I have a list of matches like this :
232, 389, 608, 804, 54, ...

the last 54 should be a number > 1000.

I googled this problem but without success. Does anyone of you know if there are any known issues with very large strings when using Scanner?

thanks in advance,
Bram.
[ March 17, 2008: Message edited by: Bram Maes ]
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