[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #14857: Shortcode causes preceding HTML tag to disappear

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#14857: Shortcode causes preceding HTML tag to disappear
 Reporter:  cymric        |        Owner:           
     Type:  defect (bug)  |       Status:  closed   
 Priority:  normal        |    Milestone:           
Component:  Shortcodes    |      Version:  3.0.1    
 Severity:  normal        |   Resolution:  duplicate
 Keywords:                |  

Comment(by nacin):

 Replying to [ticket:14857 cymric]:
 > On a previous occasion (dealing with ticket #14468) I had been
 instructed to up the PCRE backtrack limit, but setting this at an in my
 opinion ridiculous value of 5000000 did not cause the problem to

 Keep in mind it's just a number.

 PHP 5.2 introduced a default of 100,000, but internally, PCRE's default
 limit is actually 10 million. (http://bugs.php.net/40846) It's really not
 much when you start dealing with complex expressions, a lot of content, or

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/14857#comment:3>
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