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revision 900 by ph10, Fri Jan 20 15:20:54 2012 UTC revision 936 by ph10, Sat Feb 25 17:02:23 2012 UTC
# Line 201  library. They are also documented in the Line 201  library. They are also documented in the
201    platforms. It is not possible to use both --enable-utf and --enable-ebcdic at    platforms. It is not possible to use both --enable-utf and --enable-ebcdic at
202    the same time.    the same time.
203    
204  . There are no separate options for enabling UTF-8 and UTF-16 independently  . There are no separate options for enabling UTF-8 and UTF-16 independently
205    because that would allow ridiculous settings such as requesting UTF-16    because that would allow ridiculous settings such as requesting UTF-16
206    support while building only the 8-bit library. However, the option    support while building only the 8-bit library. However, the option
207    --enable-utf8 is retained for backwards compatibility with earlier releases    --enable-utf8 is retained for backwards compatibility with earlier releases
# Line 326  library. They are also documented in the Line 326  library. They are also documented in the
326    The default value is 20K.    The default value is 20K.
327    
328  . It is possible to compile pcretest so that it links with the libreadline  . It is possible to compile pcretest so that it links with the libreadline
329    library, by specifying    or libedit libraries, by specifying, respectively,
330    
331    --enable-pcretest-libreadline    --enable-pcretest-libreadline or --enable-pcretest-libedit
332    
333    If this is done, when pcretest's input is from a terminal, it reads it using    If this is done, when pcretest's input is from a terminal, it reads it using
334    the readline() function. This provides line-editing and history facilities.    the readline() function. This provides line-editing and history facilities.
335    Note that libreadline is GPL-licenced, so if you distribute a binary of    Note that libreadline is GPL-licenced, so if you distribute a binary of
336    pcretest linked in this way, there may be licensing issues.    pcretest linked in this way, there may be licensing issues. These can be
337      avoided by linking with libedit instead.
338    
339    Setting this option causes the -lreadline option to be added to the pcretest    Enabling libreadline causes the -lreadline option to be added to the pcretest
340    build. In many operating environments with a sytem-installed readline    build. In many operating environments with a sytem-installed readline
341    library this is sufficient. However, in some environments (e.g. if an    library this is sufficient. However, in some environments (e.g. if an
342    unmodified distribution version of readline is in use), it may be necessary    unmodified distribution version of readline is in use), it may be necessary
# Line 669  general cases, UTF-8/16 support, and Uni Line 670  general cases, UTF-8/16 support, and Uni
670  The twentieth test is run only in 16-bit mode. It tests some specific 16-bit  The twentieth test is run only in 16-bit mode. It tests some specific 16-bit
671  features of the DFA matching engine.  features of the DFA matching engine.
672    
673  The twenty-first and twenty-second tests are run only in 16-bit mode, when the  The twenty-first and twenty-second tests are run only in 16-bit mode, when the
674  link size is set to 2. They test reloading pre-compiled patterns.  link size is set to 2. They test reloading pre-compiled patterns.
675    
676    
# Line 880  pcre_xxx and the other with the name pcr Line 881  pcre_xxx and the other with the name pcr
881  Philip Hazel  Philip Hazel
882  Email local part: ph10  Email local part: ph10
883  Email domain: cam.ac.uk  Email domain: cam.ac.uk
884  Last updated: 20 January 2012  Last updated: 25 February 2012

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