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revision 1284 by ph10, Fri Mar 15 11:54:58 2013 UTC revision 1296 by ph10, Tue Mar 19 16:29:12 2013 UTC
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111  30. Update RunTest with additional test selector options.  30. Update RunTest with additional test selector options.
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113  31. PCRE has been changed to be more compatible with Perl when there is more  31. The way PCRE handles backtracking verbs has been changed in to ways.
114      than one backtracking verb present. Previously, in something like  
115      (*COMMIT)(*SKIP), COMMIT would override SKIP. Apart from one anomaly (which      (1) Previously, in something like (*COMMIT)(*SKIP), COMMIT would override
116      has been reported), Perl seems to act on whichever backtracking verb is      SKIP. Now, PCRE acts on whichever backtracking verb is reached first by
117      reached first, so PCRE has been changed to follow this behaviour.      backtracking. In some cases this makes it more Perl-compatible, but Perl's
118        rather obscure rules do not always do the same thing.
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120        (2) Previously, backtracking verbs were confined within assertions. This is
121        no longer the case. Again, this sometimes improves Perl compatibility, and
122        sometimes does not.
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125  Version 8.32 30-November-2012  Version 8.32 30-November-2012

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