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CVS commit: pkgsrc/devel/pcre
Module Name: pkgsrc
Committed By: wiz
Date: Wed May 13 10:08:27 UTC 2009
pkgsrc/devel/pcre: Makefile distinfo
Update to 7.9. Set LICENSE to modified-bsd.
Version 7.9 11-Apr-09
1. When building with support for bzlib/zlib (pcregrep) and/or readline
(pcretest), all targets were linked against these libraries. This included
libpcre, libpcreposix, and libpcrecpp, even though they do not use these
libraries. This caused unwanted dependencies to be created. This problem
has been fixed, and now only pcregrep is linked with bzlib/zlib and only
pcretest is linked with readline.
2. The "typedef int BOOL" in pcre_internal.h that was included inside the
"#ifndef FALSE" condition by an earlier change (probably 7.8/18) has been
moved outside it again, because FALSE and TRUE are already defined in AIX,
but BOOL is not.
3. The pcre_config() function was treating the PCRE_MATCH_LIMIT and
PCRE_MATCH_LIMIT_RECURSION values as ints, when they should be long ints.
4. The pcregrep documentation said spaces were inserted as well as colons (or
hyphens) following file names and line numbers when outputting matching
lines. This is not true; no spaces are inserted. I have also clarified the
wording for the --colour (or --color) option.
5. In pcregrep, when --colour was used with -o, the list of matching strings
was not coloured; this is different to GNU grep, so I have changed it to be
6. When --colo(u)r was used in pcregrep, only the first matching substring in
each matching line was coloured. Now it goes on to look for further matches
of any of the test patterns, which is the same behaviour as GNU grep.
7. A pattern that could match an empty string could cause pcregrep to loop; it
doesn't make sense to accept an empty string match in pcregrep, so I have
locked it out (using PCRE's PCRE_NOTEMPTY option). By experiment, this
seems to be how GNU grep behaves.
8. The pattern (?(?=.*b)b|^) was incorrectly compiled as "match must be at
start or after a newline", because the conditional assertion was not being
correctly handled. The rule now is that both the assertion and what follows
in the first alternative must satisfy the test.
9. If auto-callout was enabled in a pattern with a conditional group whose
condition was an assertion, PCRE could crash during matching, both with
pcre_exec() and pcre_dfa_exec().
10. The PCRE_DOLLAR_ENDONLY option was not working when pcre_dfa_exec() was
used for matching.
11. Unicode property support in character classes was not working for
characters (bytes) greater than 127 when not in UTF-8 mode.
12. Added the -M command line option to pcretest.
14. Added the non-standard REG_NOTEMPTY option to the POSIX interface.
15. Added the PCRE_NO_START_OPTIMIZE match-time option.
16. Added comments and documentation about mis-use of no_arg in the C++
17. Implemented support for UTF-8 encoding in EBCDIC environments, a patch
from Martin Jerabek that uses macro names for all relevant character and
18. Added to pcre_internal.h two configuration checks: (a) If both EBCDIC and
SUPPORT_UTF8 are set, give an error; (b) If SUPPORT_UCP is set without
SUPPORT_UTF8, define SUPPORT_UTF8. The "configure" script handles both of
these, but not everybody uses configure.
19. A conditional group that had only one branch was not being correctly
recognized as an item that could match an empty string. This meant that an
enclosing group might also not be so recognized, causing infinite looping
(and probably a segfault) for patterns such as ^"((?(?=[a])[^"])|b)*"$
with the subject "ab", where knowledge that the repeated group can match
nothing is needed in order to break the loop.
20. If a pattern that was compiled with callouts was matched using pcre_dfa_
exec(), but without supplying a callout function, matching went wrong.
21. If PCRE_ERROR_MATCHLIMIT occurred during a recursion, there was a memory
leak if the size of the offset vector was greater than 30. When the vector
is smaller, the saved offsets during recursion go onto a local stack
vector, but for larger vectors malloc() is used. It was failing to free
when the recursion yielded PCRE_ERROR_MATCH_LIMIT (or any other "abnormal"
error, in fact).
22. There was a missing #ifdef SUPPORT_UTF8 round one of the variables in the
heapframe that is used only when UTF-8 support is enabled. This caused no
problem, but was untidy.
23. Steven Van Ingelgem's patch to CMakeLists.txt to change the name
CMAKE_BINARY_DIR to PROJECT_BINARY_DIR so that it works when PCRE is
included within another project.
24. Steven Van Ingelgem's patches to add more options to the CMake support,
slightly modified by me:
(a) PCRE_BUILD_TESTS can be set OFF not to build the tests, including
not building pcregrep.
(b) PCRE_BUILD_PCREGREP can be see OFF not to build pcregrep, but only
if PCRE_BUILD_TESTS is also set OFF, because the tests use pcregrep.
25. Forward references, both numeric and by name, in patterns that made use of
duplicate group numbers, could behave incorrectly or give incorrect errors,
because when scanning forward to find the reference group, PCRE was not
taking into account the duplicate group numbers. A pattern such as
^X(?3)(a)(?|(b)|(q))(Y) is an example.
26. Changed a few more instances of "const unsigned char *" to USPTR, making
the feature of a custom pointer more persuasive (as requested by a user).
27. Wrapped the definitions of fileno and isatty for Windows, which appear in
pcretest.c, inside #ifndefs, because it seems they are sometimes already
28. Added support for (*UTF8) at the start of a pattern.
29. Arrange for flags added by the "release type" setting in CMake to be shown
in the configuration summary.
To generate a diff of this commit:
cvs rdiff -u -r1.52 -r1.53 pkgsrc/devel/pcre/Makefile
cvs rdiff -u -r1.34 -r1.35 pkgsrc/devel/pcre/distinfo
Please note that diffs are not public domain; they are subject to the
copyright notices on the relevant files.
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