> This is driving me nuts. The regexp \= (match empty string at
> fails anywhere after the first non-ascii character in a buffer.
I can replicate the case with your example of M-C-s \ = in the mail
presentation buffer, and with M-: (re-search-forward "\\="), but it
works fine with M-: (looking-at "\\=") RET.
For now, is there any chance you can work around with `looking-at'?
Not really, or at least not without undue effort. It's deep inside a
function that munges my mail for me.
I've added some tests for this locally (need to test the tests
but when I tried to get at it in the debugger, for some reason
(optimization, I bet) I've been unable to hit the problem code with a
Glad this happens to you to.
I might try to look at it this weekend.
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