#5 Switch from pcre to pcre2
Opened 2 years ago by zbyszek. Modified 2 years ago

I get that we need pcre2 (it's pulled in by at least selinux and systemd), but I hope we don't need both.


grep and glib2 still rely on the original pcre. I would imaging that grep would welcome patches to port to pcre2.

glib2 is already having discussions on what to do with its pcre dependency in GRegex:

https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/glib/issues/1085

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- Issue tagged with: Package Notes

2 years ago

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- Issue tagged with: Focus Area: Use Case Analysis

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