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# Line 85  documentation is supplied in two other f Line 85  documentation is supplied in two other f
85       in various ways, and rooted in a file called index.html, is distributed in       in various ways, and rooted in a file called index.html, is distributed in
86       doc/html and installed in <prefix>/share/doc/pcre/html.       doc/html and installed in <prefix>/share/doc/pcre/html.
87    
88    Users of PCRE have contributed files containing the documentation for various
89    releases in CHM format. These can be found in the Contrib directory of the FTP
90    site (see next section).
91    
92    
93  Contributions by users of PCRE  Contributions by users of PCRE
94  ------------------------------  ------------------------------
# Line 161  library. You can read more about them in Line 165  library. You can read more about them in
165    it will try to find a C++ compiler and C++ header files, and if it succeeds,    it will try to find a C++ compiler and C++ header files, and if it succeeds,
166    it will try to build the C++ wrapper.    it will try to build the C++ wrapper.
167    
168  . If you want to make use of the support for UTF-8 character strings in PCRE,  . If you want to make use of the support for UTF-8 Unicode character strings in
169    you must add --enable-utf8 to the "configure" command. Without it, the code    PCRE, you must add --enable-utf8 to the "configure" command. Without it, the
170    for handling UTF-8 is not included in the library. (Even when included, it    code for handling UTF-8 is not included in the library. Even when included,
171    still has to be enabled by an option at run time.)    it still has to be enabled by an option at run time. When PCRE is compiled
172      with this option, its input can only either be ASCII or UTF-8, even when
173      running on EBCDIC platforms. It is not possible to use both --enable-utf8 and
174      --enable-ebcdic at the same time.
175    
176  . If, in addition to support for UTF-8 character strings, you want to include  . If, in addition to support for UTF-8 character strings, you want to include
177    support for the \P, \p, and \X sequences that recognize Unicode character    support for the \P, \p, and \X sequences that recognize Unicode character
# Line 255  library. You can read more about them in Line 262  library. You can read more about them in
262    pcre_chartables.c.dist. See "Character tables" below for further information.    pcre_chartables.c.dist. See "Character tables" below for further information.
263    
264  . It is possible to compile PCRE for use on systems that use EBCDIC as their  . It is possible to compile PCRE for use on systems that use EBCDIC as their
265    default character code (as opposed to ASCII) by specifying    character code (as opposed to ASCII) by specifying
266    
267    --enable-ebcdic    --enable-ebcdic
268    
269    This automatically implies --enable-rebuild-chartables (see above).    This automatically implies --enable-rebuild-chartables (see above). However,
270      when PCRE is built this way, it always operates in EBCDIC. It cannot support
271      both EBCDIC and UTF-8.
272    
273  . It is possible to compile pcregrep to use libz and/or libbz2, in order to  . It is possible to compile pcregrep to use libz and/or libbz2, in order to
274    read .gz and .bz2 files (respectively), by specifying one or both of    read .gz and .bz2 files (respectively), by specifying one or both of
# Line 286  library. You can read more about them in Line 295  library. You can read more about them in
295    to specify something like LIBS="-lncurses" as well. This is because, to quote    to specify something like LIBS="-lncurses" as well. This is because, to quote
296    the readline INSTALL, "Readline uses the termcap functions, but does not link    the readline INSTALL, "Readline uses the termcap functions, but does not link
297    with the termcap or curses library itself, allowing applications which link    with the termcap or curses library itself, allowing applications which link
298    with readline the to choose an appropriate library." If you get error    with readline the to choose an appropriate library." If you get error
299    messages about missing functions tgetstr, tgetent, tputs, tgetflag, or tgoto,    messages about missing functions tgetstr, tgetent, tputs, tgetflag, or tgoto,
300    this is the problem, and linking with the ncurses library should fix it.    this is the problem, and linking with the ncurses library should fix it.
301    
302  The "configure" script builds the following files for the basic C library:  The "configure" script builds the following files for the basic C library:
303    
# Line 712  The distribution should contain the foll Line 721  The distribution should contain the foll
721    doc/perltest.txt        plain text documentation of Perl test program    doc/perltest.txt        plain text documentation of Perl test program
722    install-sh              a shell script for installing files    install-sh              a shell script for installing files
723    libpcre.pc.in           template for libpcre.pc for pkg-config    libpcre.pc.in           template for libpcre.pc for pkg-config
724      libpcreposix.pc.in      template for libpcreposix.pc for pkg-config
725    libpcrecpp.pc.in        template for libpcrecpp.pc for pkg-config    libpcrecpp.pc.in        template for libpcrecpp.pc for pkg-config
726    ltmain.sh               file used to build a libtool script    ltmain.sh               file used to build a libtool script
727    missing                 ) common stub for a few missing GNU programs while    missing                 ) common stub for a few missing GNU programs while
# Line 755  The distribution should contain the foll Line 765  The distribution should contain the foll
765  Philip Hazel  Philip Hazel
766  Email local part: ph10  Email local part: ph10
767  Email domain: cam.ac.uk  Email domain: cam.ac.uk
768  Last updated: 27 February 2009  Last updated: 15 August 2009

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