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1  ChangeLog for PCRE  ChangeLog for PCRE
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3    
4  Version 8.21 05-Dec-2011  Version 8.31
5    -----------------------------
6    
7    1.  Fixing a wrong JIT test case and some compiler warnings.
8    
9    2.  Removed a bashism from the RunTest script.
10    
11    3.  Add a cast to pcre_exec.c to fix the warning "unary minus operator applied
12        to unsigned type, result still unsigned" that was given by an MS compiler
13        on encountering the code "-sizeof(xxx)".
14    
15    
16    Version 8.30 04-February-2012
17    -----------------------------
18    
19    1.  Renamed "isnumber" as "is_a_number" because in some Mac environments this
20        name is defined in ctype.h.
21    
22    2.  Fixed a bug in fixed-length calculation for lookbehinds that would show up
23        only in quite long subpatterns.
24    
25    3.  Removed the function pcre_info(), which has been obsolete and deprecated
26        since it was replaced by pcre_fullinfo() in February 2000.
27    
28    4.  For a non-anchored pattern, if (*SKIP) was given with a name that did not
29        match a (*MARK), and the match failed at the start of the subject, a
30        reference to memory before the start of the subject could occur. This bug
31        was introduced by fix 17 of release 8.21.
32    
33    5.  A reference to an unset group with zero minimum repetition was giving
34        totally wrong answers (in non-JavaScript-compatibility mode). For example,
35        /(another)?(\1?)test/ matched against "hello world test". This bug was
36        introduced in release 8.13.
37    
38    6.  Add support for 16-bit character strings (a large amount of work involving
39        many changes and refactorings).
40    
41    7.  RunGrepTest failed on msys because \r\n was replaced by whitespace when the
42        command "pattern=`printf 'xxx\r\njkl'`" was run. The pattern is now taken
43        from a file.
44    
45    8.  Ovector size of 2 is also supported by JIT based pcre_exec (the ovector size
46        rounding is not applied in this particular case).
47    
48    9.  The invalid Unicode surrogate codepoints U+D800 to U+DFFF are now rejected
49        if they appear, or are escaped, in patterns.
50    
51    10. Get rid of a number of -Wunused-but-set-variable warnings.
52    
53    11. The pattern /(?=(*:x))(q|)/ matches an empty string, and returns the mark
54        "x". The similar pattern /(?=(*:x))((*:y)q|)/ did not return a mark at all.
55        Oddly, Perl behaves the same way. PCRE has been fixed so that this pattern
56        also returns the mark "x". This bug applied to capturing parentheses,
57        non-capturing parentheses, and atomic parentheses. It also applied to some
58        assertions.
59    
60    12. Stephen Kelly's patch to CMakeLists.txt allows it to parse the version
61        information out of configure.ac instead of relying on pcre.h.generic, which
62        is not stored in the repository.
63    
64    13. Applied Dmitry V. Levin's patch for a more portable method for linking with
65        -lreadline.
66    
67    14. ZH added PCRE_CONFIG_JITTARGET; added its output to pcretest -C.
68    
69    15. Applied Graycode's patch to put the top-level frame on the stack rather
70        than the heap when not using the stack for recursion. This gives a
71        performance improvement in many cases when recursion is not deep.
72    
73    16. Experimental code added to "pcretest -C" to output the stack frame size.
74    
75    
76    Version 8.21 12-Dec-2011
77  ------------------------  ------------------------
78    
79  1.  Updating the JIT compiler.  1.  Updating the JIT compiler.
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175  25. The CheckMan script was not being included in the distribution. Also, added  25. The CheckMan script was not being included in the distribution. Also, added
176      an explicit "perl" to run Perl scripts from the PrepareRelease script      an explicit "perl" to run Perl scripts from the PrepareRelease script
177      because this is reportedly needed in Windows.      because this is reportedly needed in Windows.
178    
179  26. If study data was being save in a file and studying had not found a set of  26. If study data was being save in a file and studying had not found a set of
180      "starts with" bytes for the pattern, the data written to the file (though      "starts with" bytes for the pattern, the data written to the file (though
181      never used) was taken from uninitialized memory and so caused valgrind to      never used) was taken from uninitialized memory and so caused valgrind to
182      complain.      complain.
183    
184    27. Updated RunTest.bat as provided by Sheri Pierce.
185    
186    28. Fixed a possible uninitialized memory bug in pcre_jit_compile.c.
187    
188    29. Computation of memory usage for the table of capturing group names was
189        giving an unnecessarily large value.
190    
191    
192  Version 8.20 21-Oct-2011  Version 8.20 21-Oct-2011

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