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9    ftp://ftp.csx.cam.ac.uk/pub/software/programming/pcre/pcre-xxx.zip    ftp://ftp.csx.cam.ac.uk/pub/software/programming/pcre/pcre-xxx.zip
10    
11  There is a mailing list for discussion about the development of PCRE at  There is a mailing list for discussion about the development of PCRE at
12    pcre-dev@exim.org. You can access the archives and subscribe or manage your
13    subscription here:
14    
15    pcre-dev@exim.org     https://lists.exim.org/mailman/listinfo/pcre-dev
16    
17  Please read the NEWS file if you are upgrading from a previous release.  Please read the NEWS file if you are upgrading from a previous release.
18  The contents of this README file are:  The contents of this README file are:
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114  Windows (I myself do not use Windows). Nowadays there is more Windows support  Windows (I myself do not use Windows). Nowadays there is more Windows support
115  in the standard distribution, so these contibutions have been archived.  in the standard distribution, so these contibutions have been archived.
116    
117    A PCRE user maintains downloadable Windows binaries of the pcregrep and
118    pcretest programs here:
119    
120      http://www.rexegg.com/pcregrep-pcretest.html
121    
122    
123  Building PCRE on non-Unix-like systems  Building PCRE on non-Unix-like systems
124  --------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
# Line 262  library. They are also documented in the Line 269  library. They are also documented in the
269    
270    on the "configure" command.    on the "configure" command.
271    
272  . PCRE has a counter that can be set to limit the amount of resources it uses.  . PCRE has a counter that limits the depth of nesting of parentheses in a
273    If the limit is exceeded during a match, the match fails. The default is ten    pattern. This limits the amount of system stack that a pattern uses when it
274    million. You can change the default by setting, for example,    is compiled. The default is 250, but you can change it by setting, for
275      example,
276    
277      --with-parens-nest-limit=500
278    
279    . PCRE has a counter that can be set to limit the amount of resources it uses
280      when matching a pattern. If the limit is exceeded during a match, the match
281      fails. The default is ten million. You can change the default by setting, for
282      example,
283    
284    --with-match-limit=500000    --with-match-limit=500000
285    
# Line 344  library. They are also documented in the Line 359  library. They are also documented in the
359    report is generated by running "make coverage". If ccache is installed on    report is generated by running "make coverage". If ccache is installed on
360    your system, it must be disabled when building PCRE for coverage reporting.    your system, it must be disabled when building PCRE for coverage reporting.
361    You can do this by setting the environment variable CCACHE_DISABLE=1 before    You can do this by setting the environment variable CCACHE_DISABLE=1 before
362    running "make" to build PCRE.    running "make" to build PCRE. There is more information about coverage
363      reporting in the "pcrebuild" documentation.
364    
365  . The pcregrep program currently supports only 8-bit data files, and so  . The pcregrep program currently supports only 8-bit data files, and so
366    requires the 8-bit PCRE library. It is possible to compile pcregrep to use    requires the 8-bit PCRE library. It is possible to compile pcregrep to use
# Line 971  pcre_xxx, one with the name pcre16_xx, a Line 987  pcre_xxx, one with the name pcre16_xx, a
987  Philip Hazel  Philip Hazel
988  Email local part: ph10  Email local part: ph10
989  Email domain: cam.ac.uk  Email domain: cam.ac.uk
990  Last updated: 28 April 2013  Last updated: 05 November 2013

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