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Last change on this file since aa96cbbc was aa96cbbc, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 17 years ago

Updated build entities and added indexing tags to the PCRE instructions

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7<!ENTITY pcre-download-http " ">
8<!ENTITY pcre-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.csx.cam.ac.uk/pub/software/programming/pcre/pcre-&pcre-version;.tar.bz2">
9<!ENTITY pcre-md5 "813850808894d99fb5b1c41ec6335d4f">
10<!ENTITY pcre-size "465 KB">
11<!ENTITY pcre-buildsize "5.3 MB">
12<!ENTITY pcre-time "0.11 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="pcre" xreflabel="PCRE-&pcre-version;">
16<sect1info>
17<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18<date>$Date$</date>
19</sect1info>
20<?dbhtml filename="pcre.html"?>
21<title>PCRE-&pcre-version;</title>
22<indexterm zone="pcre">
23<primary sortas="a-PCRE">PCRE</primary></indexterm>
24
25<sect2>
26<title>Introduction to
27<application><acronym>PCRE</acronym></application></title>
28
29<para>The <application><acronym>PCRE</acronym></application> package contains
30<application>Perl</application> Compatible Regular Expression
31libraries. These are useful for implementing regular expression pattern
32matching using the same syntax and semantics as
33<application>Perl</application> 5.</para>
34
35<sect3><title>Package information</title>
36<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
37<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
38url="&pcre-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
39<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
40url="&pcre-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
41<listitem><para>Download MD5 Sum: &pcre-md5;</para></listitem>
42<listitem><para>Download size: &pcre-size;</para></listitem>
43<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
44&pcre-buildsize;</para></listitem>
45<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
46&pcre-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
47</sect3>
48</sect2>
49
50<sect2>
51<title>Installation of
52<application><acronym>PCRE</acronym></application></title>
53
54<para>Install <application><acronym>PCRE</acronym></application> by running
55the following commands:</para>
56
57<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-utf8 &amp;&amp;
58make</command></userinput></screen>
59
60<para>Now, as the root user:</para>
61
62<screen><userinput role='root'><command>make install</command></userinput></screen>
63
64<para>If you reinstall <application>grep</application> after installing
65<application>pcre</application>, <application>grep</application> will get
66linked against <application>pcre</application> and may cause problems if
67<filename>/usr</filename> is a separate mount point. To avoid this, either
68pass the option <emphasis>--disable-perl-regexp</emphasis> when executing
69<command>./configure</command> for <application>grep</application> or move
70<filename>libpcre</filename> to <filename>/lib</filename> as follows.</para>
71
72<screen><userinput><command>mv -v /usr/lib/libpcre.so.* /lib/ &amp;&amp;
73ln -v -sf ../../lib/libpcre.so.0 /usr/lib/libpcre.so</command></userinput></screen>
74
75</sect2>
76
77<sect2>
78<title>Command explanations</title>
79
80<para><parameter>--enable-utf8</parameter>: This switch includes the code for
81handling <acronym>UTF</acronym>-8 character strings in the library.</para>
82
83</sect2>
84
85<sect2>
86<title>Contents</title>
87
88<segmentedlist>
89<segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
90<segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
91<segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
92
93<seglistitem>
94<seg>pcregrep, pcretest and pcre-config</seg>
95<seg>libpcre.[so,a] and libpcreposix.[so,a]</seg>
96<seg>None</seg>
97</seglistitem>
98</segmentedlist>
99
100<variablelist>
101<bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
102<?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
103
104<varlistentry id="pcregrep">
105<term><command>pcregrep</command></term>
106<listitem><para>is a <command>grep</command> that understands
107<application>Perl</application> compatible regular expressions.</para>
108<indexterm zone="pcre pcregrep">
109<primary sortas="b-pcregrep">pcregrep</primary>
110</indexterm></listitem>
111</varlistentry>
112
113<varlistentry id="pcretest">
114<term><command>pcretest</command></term>
115<listitem><para>can test a <application>Perl</application> compatible
116regular expression.</para>
117<indexterm zone="pcre pcretest">
118<primary sortas="b-pcretest">pcretest</primary>
119</indexterm></listitem>
120</varlistentry>
121
122<varlistentry id="pcre-config">
123<term><command>pcre-config</command></term>
124<listitem><para>is used during the compile process of programs linking to
125the <application>PCRE</application> libraries.</para>
126<indexterm zone="pcre pcre-config">
127<primary sortas="b-pcre-config">pcre-config</primary>
128</indexterm></listitem>
129</varlistentry>
130</variablelist>
131
132</sect2>
133
134</sect1>
135
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