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FS#74998 - [rasqal] Consider using regex.h instead of pcre

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by BTD Master (btdmaster) - Wednesday, 08 June 2022, 21:26 GMT
Last edited by Toolybird (Toolybird) - Tuesday, 19 July 2022, 07:14 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages
Status Assigned
Assigned To David Runge (dvzrv)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description:
Since pcre has been deprecated in favor of pcre2[0], it might be better to compile rasqal to use POSIX regex.h (glibc) instead[1].
[0] https://pcre.org/
[1] https://github.com/dajobe/rasqal/blob/master/configure.ac#L527

Additional info:
rasqal 1:0.9.33-5

Steps to reproduce:
Add --with-regex-library=posix to configure step in PKGBUILD.
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Comment by Toolybird (Toolybird) - Tuesday, 19 July 2022, 07:14 GMT
FWIW, both Fedora and Debian still appear to compile it against pcre.

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