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1  ChangeLog for PCRE  ChangeLog for PCRE
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3    
4  Version 7.9 xx-xxx-09  Version 8.00 ??-???-??
5    ----------------------
6    
7    1.  The table for translating pcre_compile() error codes into POSIX error codes
8        was out-of-date, and there was no check on the pcre_compile() error code
9        being within the table. This could lead to an OK return being given in
10        error.
11    
12    2.  Changed the call to open a subject file in pcregrep from fopen(pathname,
13        "r") to fopen(pathname, "rb"), which fixed a problem with some of the tests
14        in a Windows environment.
15    
16    3.  The pcregrep --count option prints the count for each file even when it is
17        zero, as does GNU grep. However, pcregrep was also printing all files when
18        --files-with-matches was added. Now, when both options are given, it prints
19        counts only for those files that have at least one match. (GNU grep just
20        prints the file name in this circumstance, but including the count seems
21        more useful - otherwise, why use --count?) Also ensured that the
22        combination -clh just lists non-zero counts, with no names.
23    
24    4.  The long form of the pcregrep -F option was incorrectly implemented as
25        --fixed_strings instead of --fixed-strings. This is an incompatible change,
26        but it seems right to fix it, and I didn't think it was worth preserving
27        the old behaviour.
28    
29    5.  The command line items --regex=pattern and --regexp=pattern were not
30        recognized by pcregrep, which required --regex pattern or --regexp pattern
31        (with a space rather than an '='). The man page documented the '=' forms,
32        which are compatible with GNU grep; these now work.
33    
34    6.  No libpcreposix.pc file was created for pkg-config; there was just
35        libpcre.pc and libpcrecpp.pc. The omission has been rectified.
36    
37    7.  Added #ifndef SUPPORT_UCP into the pcre_ucd.c module, to reduce its size
38        when UCP support is not needed, by modifying the Python script that
39        generates it from Unicode data files. This should not matter if the module
40        is correctly used as a library, but I received one complaint about 50K of
41        unwanted data. My guess is that the person linked everything into his
42        program rather than using a library. Anyway, it does no harm.
43    
44    8.  A pattern such as /\x{123}{2,2}+/8 was incorrectly compiled; the trigger
45        was a minimum greater than 1 for a wide character in a possessive
46        repetition. Chaos could result.
47    
48    9.  The restrictions on what a pattern can contain when partial matching is
49        requested for pcre_exec() have been removed. All patterns can now be
50        partially matched by this function. In addition, if there are at least two
51        slots in the offset vector, the offsets of the first-encountered partial
52        match are set in them when PCRE_ERROR_PARTIAL is returned.
53    
54    10. Partial matching has been split into two forms: PCRE_PARTIAL_SOFT, which is
55        synonymous with PCRE_PARTIAL, for backwards compatibility, and
56        PCRE_PARTIAL_HARD, which causes a longer partial match to supersede a
57        shorter full match, and may be more useful for multi-segment matching,
58        especially with pcre_exec().
59    
60    
61    Version 7.9 11-Apr-09
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63    
64  1.  When building with support for bzlib/zlib (pcregrep) and/or readline  1.  When building with support for bzlib/zlib (pcregrep) and/or readline
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74      but BOOL is not.      but BOOL is not.
75    
76  3.  The pcre_config() function was treating the PCRE_MATCH_LIMIT and  3.  The pcre_config() function was treating the PCRE_MATCH_LIMIT and
77      PCRE_MATCH_LIMIT_RETURSION values as ints, when they should be long ints.      PCRE_MATCH_LIMIT_RECURSION values as ints, when they should be long ints.
78    
79  4.  The pcregrep documentation said spaces were inserted as well as colons (or  4.  The pcregrep documentation said spaces were inserted as well as colons (or
80      hyphens) following file names and line numbers when outputting matching      hyphens) following file names and line numbers when outputting matching
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99      correctly handled. The rule now is that both the assertion and what follows      correctly handled. The rule now is that both the assertion and what follows
100      in the first alternative must satisfy the test.      in the first alternative must satisfy the test.
101    
102  9.  If auto-callout was enabled in a pattern with a conditional group whose  9.  If auto-callout was enabled in a pattern with a conditional group whose
103      condition was an assertion, PCRE could crash during matching, both with      condition was an assertion, PCRE could crash during matching, both with
104      pcre_exec() and pcre_dfa_exec().      pcre_exec() and pcre_dfa_exec().
105    
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121  17. Implemented support for UTF-8 encoding in EBCDIC environments, a patch  17. Implemented support for UTF-8 encoding in EBCDIC environments, a patch
122      from Martin Jerabek that uses macro names for all relevant character and      from Martin Jerabek that uses macro names for all relevant character and
123      string constants.      string constants.
124    
125  18. Added to pcre_internal.h two configuration checks: (a) If both EBCDIC and  18. Added to pcre_internal.h two configuration checks: (a) If both EBCDIC and
126      SUPPORT_UTF8 are set, give an error; (b) If SUPPORT_UCP is set without      SUPPORT_UTF8 are set, give an error; (b) If SUPPORT_UCP is set without
127      SUPPORT_UTF8, define SUPPORT_UTF8. The "configure" script handles both of      SUPPORT_UTF8, define SUPPORT_UTF8. The "configure" script handles both of
128      these, but not everybody uses configure.      these, but not everybody uses configure.
129    
130  19. A conditional group that had only one branch was not being correctly  19. A conditional group that had only one branch was not being correctly
131      recognized as an item that could match an empty string. This meant that an      recognized as an item that could match an empty string. This meant that an
132      enclosing group might also not be so recognized, causing infinite looping      enclosing group might also not be so recognized, causing infinite looping
133      (and probably a segfault) for patterns such as ^"((?(?=[a])[^"])|b)*"$      (and probably a segfault) for patterns such as ^"((?(?=[a])[^"])|b)*"$
134      with the subject "ab", where knowledge that the repeated group can match      with the subject "ab", where knowledge that the repeated group can match
135      nothing is needed in order to break the loop.      nothing is needed in order to break the loop.
136    
137  20. If a pattern that was compiled with callouts was matched using pcre_dfa_  20. If a pattern that was compiled with callouts was matched using pcre_dfa_
138      exec(), but without supplying a callout function, matching went wrong.      exec(), but without supplying a callout function, matching went wrong.
139    
140  21. If PCRE_ERROR_MATCHLIMIT occurred during a recursion, there was a memory  21. If PCRE_ERROR_MATCHLIMIT occurred during a recursion, there was a memory
141      leak if the size of the offset vector was greater than 30. When the vector      leak if the size of the offset vector was greater than 30. When the vector
142      is smaller, the saved offsets during recursion go onto a local stack      is smaller, the saved offsets during recursion go onto a local stack
143      vector, but for larger vectors malloc() is used. It was failing to free      vector, but for larger vectors malloc() is used. It was failing to free
144      when the recursion yielded PCRE_ERROR_MATCH_LIMIT (or any other "abnormal"      when the recursion yielded PCRE_ERROR_MATCH_LIMIT (or any other "abnormal"
145      error, in fact).      error, in fact).
146    
147    22. There was a missing #ifdef SUPPORT_UTF8 round one of the variables in the
148        heapframe that is used only when UTF-8 support is enabled. This caused no
149        problem, but was untidy.
150    
151    23. Steven Van Ingelgem's patch to CMakeLists.txt to change the name
152        CMAKE_BINARY_DIR to PROJECT_BINARY_DIR so that it works when PCRE is
153        included within another project.
154    
155    24. Steven Van Ingelgem's patches to add more options to the CMake support,
156        slightly modified by me:
157    
158          (a) PCRE_BUILD_TESTS can be set OFF not to build the tests, including
159              not building pcregrep.
160    
161          (b) PCRE_BUILD_PCREGREP can be see OFF not to build pcregrep, but only
162              if PCRE_BUILD_TESTS is also set OFF, because the tests use pcregrep.
163    
164    25. Forward references, both numeric and by name, in patterns that made use of
165        duplicate group numbers, could behave incorrectly or give incorrect errors,
166        because when scanning forward to find the reference group, PCRE was not
167        taking into account the duplicate group numbers. A pattern such as
168        ^X(?3)(a)(?|(b)|(q))(Y) is an example.
169    
170    26. Changed a few more instances of "const unsigned char *" to USPTR, making
171        the feature of a custom pointer more persuasive (as requested by a user).
172    
173    27. Wrapped the definitions of fileno and isatty for Windows, which appear in
174        pcretest.c, inside #ifndefs, because it seems they are sometimes already
175        pre-defined.
176    
177    28. Added support for (*UTF8) at the start of a pattern.
178    
179    29. Arrange for flags added by the "release type" setting in CMake to be shown
180        in the configuration summary.
181    
182    
183  Version 7.8 05-Sep-08  Version 7.8 05-Sep-08
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