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15Aug/14Off

## Tip: PCRE, how to fix the stack overflow problem (Windows)

I kept hitting a stack overflow problem when using the PCRE regular expression C library under windows. To fix it, put the following line in PCRE's config.h to tell it not to use recursion but to use the heap instead.

#define NO_RECURSE 1

Worked for me.