java.util.regex.PatternSyntaxException: Dangling meta character '*' near index 0 ** ^

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Root Cause Analysis

  1. java.util.regex.PatternSyntaxException

    Dangling meta character '*' near index 0 ** ^

    at java.util.regex.Pattern.error()
  2. Java RT
    String.replaceAll
    1. java.util.regex.Pattern.error(Pattern.java:1542)
    2. java.util.regex.Pattern.sequence(Pattern.java:1659)
    3. java.util.regex.Pattern.expr(Pattern.java:1559)
    4. java.util.regex.Pattern.compile(Pattern.java:1293)
    5. java.util.regex.Pattern.<init>(Pattern.java:1049)
    6. java.util.regex.Pattern.compile(Pattern.java:793)
    7. java.lang.String.replaceAll(String.java:2038)
    7 frames
  3. com.h2h.core
    ComplianceCheckerBean.main
    1. com.h2h.core.ComplianceCheckerBean.main(ComplianceCheckerBean.java:23)
    1 frame