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# Line 23  Builducptable    A Perl script that crea Line 23  Builducptable    A Perl script that crea
23                   directory.                   directory.
24  ----------------- This file is now OBSOLETE and no longer used ----------------  ----------------- This file is now OBSOLETE and no longer used ----------------
25    
26    GenerateUtt.py   A Python script to generate part of the pcre_tables.c file
27                     that contains Unicode script names in a long string with
28                     offsets, which is tedious to maintain by hand.
29    
30  ManyConfigTests  A shell script that runs "configure, make, test" a number of  ManyConfigTests  A shell script that runs "configure, make, test" a number of
31                   times with different configuration settings.                   times with different configuration settings.
32    
# Line 40  Unicode.tables   The files in this direc Line 44  Unicode.tables   The files in this direc
44  ucptest.c        A short C program for testing the Unicode property macros  ucptest.c        A short C program for testing the Unicode property macros
45                   that do lookups in the pcre_ucd.c data, mainly useful after                   that do lookups in the pcre_ucd.c data, mainly useful after
46                   rebuilding the Unicode property table. Compile and run this in                   rebuilding the Unicode property table. Compile and run this in
47                   the "maint" directory.                   the "maint" directory (see comments at its head).
48    
49  ucptestdata      A directory containing two files, testinput1 and testoutput1,  ucptestdata      A directory containing two files, testinput1 and testoutput1,
50                   to use in conjunction with the ucptest program.                   to use in conjunction with the ucptest program.
# Line 58  Updating to a new Unicode release Line 62  Updating to a new Unicode release
62  ---------------------------------  ---------------------------------
63    
64  When there is a new release of Unicode, the files in Unicode.tables must be  When there is a new release of Unicode, the files in Unicode.tables must be
65  refreshed from the web site, and the MultiStage2.py script can then be run to  refreshed from the web site. If the new version of Unicode adds new character
66  generate a new version of pcre_ucd.c. The ucptest program can be used to check  scripts, both the MultiStage2.py and the GenerateUtt.py scripts must be edited
67  that the resulting table works properly, using the data files in ucptestdata to  to add the new names. Then the MultiStage2.py script can then be run to
68  check a number of test characters.  generate a new version of pcre_ucd.c and the GenerateUtt.py can be run to
69    generate the tricky tables in pcre_tables.c.
70    
71    The ucptest program can then be compiled and used to check that the new tables
72    in pcre_ucd.c work properly, using the data files in ucptestdata to check a
73    number of test characters.
74    
75    
76  Preparing for a PCRE release  Preparing for a PCRE release
# Line 253  others are relatively new. Line 262  others are relatively new.
262  Philip Hazel  Philip Hazel
263  Email local part: ph10  Email local part: ph10
264  Email domain: cam.ac.uk  Email domain: cam.ac.uk
265  Last updated: 02 July 2008  Last updated: 04 July 2008

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