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1  ChangeLog for PCRE  ChangeLog for PCRE
2  ------------------  ------------------
3    
4  Version 8.31  Version 8.32
5  -----------------------------  ------------
6    
7    1.  Improved JIT compiler optimizations for first character search and single
8        character iterators.
9    
10    2.  Supporting IBM XL C compilers for PPC architectures in the JIT compiler.
11        Patch by Daniel Richard G.
12    
13    3.  Single character iterator optimizations in the JIT compiler.
14    
15    4.  Improved JIT compiler optimizations for character ranges.
16    
17    5.  Rename the "leave" variable names to "quit" to improve WinCE compatibility.
18        Reported by Giuseppe D'Angelo.
19    
20    6.  The PCRE_STARTLINE bit, indicating that a match can occur only at the start
21        of a line, was being set incorrectly in cases where .* appeared inside
22        atomic brackets at the start of a pattern, or where there was a subsequent
23        *PRUNE or *SKIP.
24    
25    7.  Improved instruction cache flush for POWER/PowerPC.
26        Patch by Daniel Richard G.
27    
28    8.  Fixed a number of issues in pcregrep, making it more compatible with GNU
29        grep:
30    
31        (a) There is now no limit to the number of patterns to be matched.
32    
33        (b) An error is given if a pattern is too long.
34    
35        (c) Multiple uses of --exclude, --exclude-dir, --include, and --include-dir
36            are now supported.
37    
38        (d) --exclude-from and --include-from (multiple use) have been added.
39    
40        (e) Exclusions and inclusions now apply to all files and directories, not
41            just to those obtained from scanning a directory recursively.
42    
43        (f) Multiple uses of -f and --file-list are now supported.
44    
45        (g) In a Windows environment, the default for -d has been changed from
46            "read" (the GNU grep default) to "skip", because otherwise the presence
47            of a directory in the file list provokes an error.
48    
49        (h) The documentation has been revised and clarified in places.
50    
51    9.  Improve the matching speed of capturing brackets.
52    
53    10. Changed the meaning of \X so that it now matches a Unicode extended
54        grapheme cluster.
55    
56    11. Patch by Daniel Richard G to the autoconf files to add a macro for sorting
57        out POSIX threads when JIT support is configured.
58    
59    12. Added support for PCRE_STUDY_EXTRA_NEEDED.
60    
61    13. In the POSIX wrapper regcomp() function, setting re_nsub field in the preg
62        structure could go wrong in environments where size_t is not the same size
63        as int.
64    
65    
66    
67    Version 8.31 06-July-2012
68    -------------------------
69    
70  1.  Fixing a wrong JIT test case and some compiler warnings.  1.  Fixing a wrong JIT test case and some compiler warnings.
71    
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158      \w+ when the character tables indicated that \x{c4} was a word character.      \w+ when the character tables indicated that \x{c4} was a word character.
159      There were several related cases, all because the tests for doing a table      There were several related cases, all because the tests for doing a table
160      lookup were testing for characters less than 127 instead of 255.      lookup were testing for characters less than 127 instead of 255.
161    
162  27. If a pattern contains capturing parentheses that are not used in a match,  27. If a pattern contains capturing parentheses that are not used in a match,
163      their slots in the ovector are set to -1. For those that are higher than      their slots in the ovector are set to -1. For those that are higher than
164      any matched groups, this happens at the end of processing. In the case when      any matched groups, this happens at the end of processing. In the case when
165      there were back references that the ovector was too small to contain      there were back references that the ovector was too small to contain
166      (causing temporary malloc'd memory to be used during matching), and the      (causing temporary malloc'd memory to be used during matching), and the
167      highest capturing number was not used, memory off the end of the ovector      highest capturing number was not used, memory off the end of the ovector
168      was incorrectly being set to -1. (It was using the size of the temporary      was incorrectly being set to -1. (It was using the size of the temporary
169      memory instead of the true size.)      memory instead of the true size.)
170    
171  28. To catch bugs like 27 using valgrind, when pcretest is asked to specify an  28. To catch bugs like 27 using valgrind, when pcretest is asked to specify an
172      ovector size, it uses memory at the end of the block that it has got.      ovector size, it uses memory at the end of the block that it has got.
173    
174  29. Check for an overlong MARK name and give an error at compile time. The  29. Check for an overlong MARK name and give an error at compile time. The
175      limit is 255 for the 8-bit library and 65535 for the 16-bit library.      limit is 255 for the 8-bit library and 65535 for the 16-bit library.
176    
177    30. JIT compiler update.
178    
179    31. JIT is now supported on jailbroken iOS devices. Thanks for Ruiger
180        Rill for the patch.
181    
182    32. Put spaces around SLJIT_PRINT_D in the JIT compiler. Required by CXX11.
183    
184    33. Variable renamings in the PCRE-JIT compiler. No functionality change.
185    
186    34. Fixed typos in pcregrep: in two places there was SUPPORT_LIBZ2 instead of
187        SUPPORT_LIBBZ2. This caused a build problem when bzip2 but not gzip (zlib)
188        was enabled.
189    
190    35. Improve JIT code generation for greedy plus quantifier.
191    
192    36. When /((?:a?)*)*c/ or /((?>a?)*)*c/ was matched against "aac", it set group
193        1 to "aa" instead of to an empty string. The bug affected repeated groups
194        that could potentially match an empty string.
195    
196    37. Optimizing single character iterators in JIT.
197    
198    38. Wide characters specified with \uxxxx in JavaScript mode are now subject to
199        the same checks as \x{...} characters in non-JavaScript mode. Specifically,
200        codepoints that are too big for the mode are faulted, and in a UTF mode,
201        disallowed codepoints are also faulted.
202    
203    39. If PCRE was compiled with UTF support, in three places in the DFA
204        matcher there was code that should only have been obeyed in UTF mode, but
205        was being obeyed unconditionally. In 8-bit mode this could cause incorrect
206        processing when bytes with values greater than 127 were present. In 16-bit
207        mode the bug would be provoked by values in the range 0xfc00 to 0xdc00. In
208        both cases the values are those that cannot be the first data item in a UTF
209        character. The three items that might have provoked this were recursions,
210        possessively repeated groups, and atomic groups.
211    
212    40. Ensure that libpcre is explicitly listed in the link commands for pcretest
213        and pcregrep, because some OS require shared objects to be explicitly
214        passed to ld, causing the link step to fail if they are not.
215    
216    41. There were two incorrect #ifdefs in pcre_study.c, meaning that, in 16-bit
217        mode, patterns that started with \h* or \R* might be incorrectly matched.
218    
219    
220  Version 8.30 04-February-2012  Version 8.30 04-February-2012
221  -----------------------------  -----------------------------

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