Warning: caught exception emitted by boost::regex_search()

Now how to deal with such an error that just boobs up!

Warning: caught exception emitted by boost::regex_search() [pattern='^[\s\n]---\s(.?)---\s(?:|\n)' reason='The complexity of matching the regular expression exceeded predefined bounds. Try refactoring the regular expression to make each choice made by the state machine unambiguous. This exception is thrown to prevent "eternal" matches that take an indefinite period time to locate.'] Please report this error to http://support.rstudio.com Warning: caught exception emitted by boost::regex_search() [pattern='^[\s\n]*---\s*(.*?)---\s*(?:|\n)' reason='The complexity of matching the regular expression exceeded predefined bounds. Try refactoring the regular expression to make each choice made by the state machine unambiguous. This exception is thrown to prevent "eternal" matches that take an indefinite period time to locate.']
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The error imparts its own solution: The regex is too complex and needs to be decomposed into separate steps; first to catch leading whitespace, then pipe to the next step.

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