[Buildroot] [PATCH v2 2/2] libglib2: the system PCRE needs to have UTF and UCP enabled

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Mon Nov 25 10:04:00 UTC 2013

>>>>> "Sven" == Sven Neumann <neumann at teufel.de> writes:


 >> Hmm, ok - That wasn't completely clear to me. So even though it's
 >> just a warning, this is something critical?

 > Any functionality that use GRegex won't work if the system PCRE is not
 > compiled with UTF-8 and UCP support. There might be glib-based
 > applications that won't be affected by this, but there is a good chance
 > that people will run into unexpected problems because of this.

Ok, thanks for the details.

 >> When was this introduced? By the 2.36.1 -> 2.36.3 bump or is 2013.08
 >> also affected?

 > As far as I can see this was introduced with commit fe192908a4e:

 >  commit fe192908a4e3195b6f724310fe83fadaf18b66e7
 >  Author: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
 >  Date:   Sat Mar 9 08:21:30 2013 +0000

 >     libglib2: use system pcre when available

Ok, so 2013.08 is also affected. We afaik didn't have any bug reports
related to this, but I have added the 2 patches for 2013.11 - Thanks.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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