PCRE in 3.0?

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Mon Jul 25 14:56:41 CEST 2011

Phil Mayers wrote:
> Do we think there's value in using a better regexp library in 3.0?


> The Exim guys wrote PCRE and bundled it with the Exim source until
> relatively recently, so if we don't want an external dependency that
> might be an option (having said that, they removed it about a year ago
> and it's a dependency now)

  We can add pcre support.  So long as there's the typical
configure/ifdef magic to make it work.

  If you're doing a patch, just make sure that the ifdef's are there.  I
can go fight with configure.

  Alan DeKok.

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