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From jor...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r290931 - /httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/new_features_2_2.xml
Date Thu, 22 Sep 2005 11:27:28 GMT
Author: jorton
Date: Thu Sep 22 04:27:25 2005
New Revision: 290931

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs?rev=290931&view=rev
Log:
Cover regex API changes for module developers, and mention support
for external PCRE.

Modified:
    httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/new_features_2_2.xml

Modified: httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/new_features_2_2.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs/httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/new_features_2_2.xml?rev=290931&r1=290930&r2=290931&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/new_features_2_2.xml (original)
+++ httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/new_features_2_2.xml Thu Sep 22 04:27:25 2005
@@ -69,7 +69,9 @@
       <dt>Regular Expression Library Updated</dt>
       <dd>Version 5.0 of the 
           <a href="http://www.pcre.org/">Perl Compatible Regular Expression
-          Library</a> (PCRE) is now included.</dd>
+          Library</a> (PCRE) is now included.  <program>httpd</program>
can be
+          configured to use a system installation of PCRE by passing the
+          <code>--with-pcre</code> flag to configure.</dd>
 
       <dt>Smart Filtering</dt>
       <dd><module>mod_filter</module> introduces dynamic configuration
@@ -176,6 +178,17 @@
       <dt>Monitor hook added</dt>
       <dd>Monitor hook enables modules to run regular/scheduled jobs
           in the parent (root) process.</dd>
+          
+      <dt>Regular expression API changes</dt>
+
+      <dd>The <code>pcreposix.h</code> header is no longer available;
+      it is replaced by the new <code>ap_regex.h</code> header.  The
+      POSIX.2 <code>regex.h</code> implementation exposed by the old
+      header is now available under the <code>ap_</code> namespace
+      from <code>ap_regex.h</code>.  Calls to <code>regcomp</code>,

+      <code>regexec</code> and so on can be replaced by calls to
+      <code>ap_regcomp</code>, <code>ap_regcomp</code>.</dd>
+
     </dl>
   </section>
 </manualpage>



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