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FS#63535 - [pcre] c++ wrapper start_options missing LF option

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Mathias Rohnstock (mrohnstock) - Friday, 23 August 2019, 06:16 GMT
Last edited by freswa (frederik) - Saturday, 22 February 2020, 20:35 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Compiling mongodb went south, because of an known bug in PCRE. As devs of pcre mention, that there won't be "probably not for many months through" a new release of PCRE, could someone maybe please apply the following small patch:

diff --git a/ b/
index 77a2fed..70b84bd 100644
--- a/
+++ b/
@@ -91,6 +91,7 @@ static const char *start_options[] = {
+ "(*LF)",

which was discussed [here](

Additional info:
* package version(s)


* config and/or log files etc.


* link to upstream bug report, if any


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Closed by  freswa (frederik)
Saturday, 22 February 2020, 20:35 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  In the meanwhile some releases came out. Please re-open if it's not fixed yet.