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28  The perltest.pl script can also test UTF-8 features. It recognizes the special  The perltest.pl script can also test UTF-8 features. It recognizes the special
29  modifier /8 that pcretest uses to invoke UTF-8 functionality. The testinput4  modifier /8 that pcretest uses to invoke UTF-8 functionality. The testinput4
30  and testinput6 files can be fed to perltest to run compatible UTF-8 tests.  and testinput6 files can be fed to perltest to run compatible UTF-8 tests.
31  However, it is necessary to add "use utf8;" to the script to make this work  However, it is necessary to add "use utf8; require Encode" to the script to
32  correctly.  make this work correctly. I have not managed to find a way to handle this
33    automatically.
34    
35  The other testinput files are not suitable for feeding to perltest.pl, since  The other testinput files are not suitable for feeding to perltest.pl, since
36  they make use of the special upper case modifiers and escapes that pcretest  they make use of the special upper case modifiers and escapes that pcretest
37  uses to test some features of PCRE. Some of these files also contains malformed  uses to test certain features of PCRE. Some of these files also contain
38  regular expressions, in order to check that PCRE diagnoses them correctly.  malformed regular expressions, in order to check that PCRE diagnoses them
39    correctly.
40    
41  Philip Hazel  Philip Hazel
42  January 2012  January 2012

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