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revision 159 by ph10, Wed May 2 10:27:18 2007 UTC revision 172 by ph10, Tue Jun 5 10:40:13 2007 UTC
# Line 5  News about PCRE releases Line 5  News about PCRE releases
5  Release 7.2 30-Apr-07  Release 7.2 30-Apr-07
6  ---------------------  ---------------------
7    
8    WARNING: saved patterns that were compiled by earlier versions of PCRE must be
9    recompiled for use with 7.2 (necessitated by the addition of \K).
10    
11  Correction to the notes for 7.1: the note about shared libraries for Windows is  Correction to the notes for 7.1: the note about shared libraries for Windows is
12  wrong. Previously, three libraries were built, but each could function  wrong. Previously, three libraries were built, but each could function
13  independently. For example, the pcreposix library also included all the  independently. For example, the pcreposix library also included all the
# Line 13  are no longer independent. They are like Line 16  are no longer independent. They are like
16  pcreposix functions, for example, you need to link with both the pcreposix and  pcreposix functions, for example, you need to link with both the pcreposix and
17  the basic pcre library.  the basic pcre library.
18    
19    Some more features from Perl 5.10 have been added:
20    
21      (?-n) and (?+n) relative references for recursion and subroutines.
22    
23      (Not sure if this one is actually in Perl 5.10)
24      (?(-n) and (?(+n) relative references as conditions.
25    
26      \K to reset the start of the matched string; for example, (foo)\Kbar
27      matches bar preceded by foo, but only sets bar as the matched string
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29    
30  Release 7.1 24-Apr-07  Release 7.1 24-Apr-07
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