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I get this error message when posting certain message in my site, its a contacts board, and the content of the text is not being stored in the database, so this is a crytical error :( how can i solve this?

I also sen attached the code in config.php

Warning: preg_replace() [function.preg-replace]: Compilation failed: POSIX named classes are supported only within a class at offset 21 in /mounted-storage/home43a/sub004/sc31952-BMDX/www/contacts/config.php on line 725
      


function FilterMessage($message){
 
 
 
//eregi_replace('^([._a-z0-9-]+[._a-z0-9-]*)(@|AT)(([a-z0-9-]+\.)*([a-z0-9-]+)((\.|DOT)[a-z]{2,3}))$',"#",$message);
//eregi_replace( "^([_\.0-9a-z-]+)@([0-9a-z][0-9a-z-]+)\.([a-z]{2,6})$", '\\1 at \\2 dot \\3',$message);
$message = preg_replace("#(\w|\.)+?@(\w|\.)+?\.[:a-z:]{2,4}?#is","##",$message); //eliminate email addresses(this is line 725)
$message = strip_tags($message);
$message = nl2br($message); //keep carriage returns
 
return $message;
}

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From what  I understand... the posix error is coming from this [:a-z:]{2,4} ... can you change that to [a-z]{2,4} ???
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by:axtur
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darron:

thank you for your answer, but how can this error show up now, since this code has been working for over a year so far?

I can't understand :(

anyway im gonna apply the suggested change and let you know if it works out.

thanks again!
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by:axtur
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It worked, probably somme inner software update in the server??

thank you!
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by:darron_chapman
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I'm guessing it was an update that caused the code to stop working... perhaps a POSIX extension was installed and/or enabled... not sure... i'm glad that it's working now.
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