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From Joe Orton <>
Subject Re: Trouble with the bundled PCRE
Date Tue, 20 Jun 2006 16:25:12 GMT
On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 11:39:29AM +0100, Ivan Ristic wrote:
> I have a problem with the bundled PCRE that I am not sure how to
> resolve. Basically, in a module I need to access more functionality
> than provided by the Apache PCRE wrapper. (More specifically, I need
> to perform matching against strings that are not NULL-terminated.) I
> can do this if I have the Apache source code around, simply by using
> the PCRE headers that are in the source tree. But I can't do that when
> there is no source code since the PCRE headers are not available. Is
> there a smart way around this? Am I missing anything?
> Is there a reason for not including the PCRE headers in the /include/
> directory of the Apache installation?

It doesn't make sense to do that since httpd might be configured using 
an external copy of PCRE (configure --with-pcre).  Exposing more of PCRE 
through ap_regex.h might be OK, it depends on what exactly you propose.



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