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1  ChangeLog for PCRE  ChangeLog for PCRE
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3    
4  Version 8.01 11-Dec-09  Version 8.01 06-Jan-10
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6    
7  1.  If a pattern contained a conditional subpattern with only one branch (in  1.  If a pattern contained a conditional subpattern with only one branch (in
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67        - The compiler thus generates a "C" signature for the test function.        - The compiler thus generates a "C" signature for the test function.
68        - The linker fails to find the "C" function.        - The linker fails to find the "C" function.
69        - PCRE fails to configure if asked to do so against libbz2.        - PCRE fails to configure if asked to do so against libbz2.
70    
71  11. When running libtoolize from libtool-2.2.6b as part of autogen.sh, these  11. When running libtoolize from libtool-2.2.6b as part of autogen.sh, these
72      messages were output:      messages were output:
73    
74        Consider adding `AC_CONFIG_MACRO_DIR([m4])' to configure.ac and        Consider adding `AC_CONFIG_MACRO_DIR([m4])' to configure.ac and
75        rerunning libtoolize, to keep the correct libtool macros in-tree.        rerunning libtoolize, to keep the correct libtool macros in-tree.
76        Consider adding `-I m4' to ACLOCAL_AMFLAGS in Makefile.am.        Consider adding `-I m4' to ACLOCAL_AMFLAGS in Makefile.am.
77    
78      I have done both of these things.      I have done both of these things.
79    
80  12. Although pcre_dfa_exec() does not use nearly as much stack as pcre_exec()  12. Although pcre_dfa_exec() does not use nearly as much stack as pcre_exec()
81      most of the time, it *can* run out if it is given a pattern that contains a      most of the time, it *can* run out if it is given a pattern that contains a
82      runaway infinite recursion. I updated the discussion in the pcrestack man      runaway infinite recursion. I updated the discussion in the pcrestack man
83      page.      page.
84    
85  13. Now that we have gone to the x.xx style of version numbers, the minor  13. Now that we have gone to the x.xx style of version numbers, the minor
86      version may start with zero. Using 08 or 09 is a bad idea because users      version may start with zero. Using 08 or 09 is a bad idea because users
87      might check the value of PCRE_MINOR in their code, and 08 or 09 may be      might check the value of PCRE_MINOR in their code, and 08 or 09 may be
88      interpreted as invalid octal numbers. I've updated the previous comment in      interpreted as invalid octal numbers. I've updated the previous comment in
89      configure.ac, and also added a check that gives an error if 08 or 09 are      configure.ac, and also added a check that gives an error if 08 or 09 are
90      used.      used.
91    
92  14. Change 8.00/11 was not quite complete: code had been accidentally omitted,  14. Change 8.00/11 was not quite complete: code had been accidentally omitted,
93      causing partial matching to fail when the end of the subject matched \W      causing partial matching to fail when the end of the subject matched \W
94      in a UTF-8 pattern where \W was quantified with a minimum of 3.      in a UTF-8 pattern where \W was quantified with a minimum of 3.
95    
96  15. There were some discrepancies between the declarations in pcre_internal.h  15. There were some discrepancies between the declarations in pcre_internal.h
97      of _pcre_is_newline(), _pcre_was_newline(), and _pcre_valid_utf8() and      of _pcre_is_newline(), _pcre_was_newline(), and _pcre_valid_utf8() and
98      their definitions. The declarations used "const uschar *" and the      their definitions. The declarations used "const uschar *" and the
99      definitions used USPTR. Even though USPTR is normally defined as "const      definitions used USPTR. Even though USPTR is normally defined as "const
100      unsigned char *" (and uschar is typedeffed as "unsigned char"), it was      unsigned char *" (and uschar is typedeffed as "unsigned char"), it was
101      reported that: "This difference in casting confuses some C++ compilers, for      reported that: "This difference in casting confuses some C++ compilers, for
102      example, SunCC recognizes above declarations as different functions and      example, SunCC recognizes above declarations as different functions and
103      generates broken code for hbpcre." I have changed the declarations to use      generates broken code for hbpcre." I have changed the declarations to use
104      USPTR.      USPTR.
105    
106  16. GNU libtool is named differently on some systems. The autogen.sh script now  16. GNU libtool is named differently on some systems. The autogen.sh script now
107      tries several variants such as glibtoolize (MacOSX) and libtoolize1x      tries several variants such as glibtoolize (MacOSX) and libtoolize1x
108      (FreeBSD).      (FreeBSD).
109    
110    17. Applied Craig's patch that fixes an HP aCC compile error in pcre 8.00
111        (strtoXX undefined when compiling pcrecpp.cc). The patch contains this
112        comment: "Figure out how to create a longlong from a string: strtoll and
113        equivalent. It's not enough to call AC_CHECK_FUNCS: hpux has a strtoll, for
114        instance, but it only takes 2 args instead of 3!"
115    
116    
117  Version 8.00 19-Oct-09  Version 8.00 19-Oct-09

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