[tin-dev] PCRE2 migration

Urs Janßen urs at tin.org
Tue Aug 16 00:42:44 CEST 2022

On Mon, Aug 15, 2022 at 11:47:32PM +0200, Dominik Mierzejewski wrote:
> Dear developers,
> now that PCRE library is end of life[1] with 8.45 as the final release,
> are there any plans to migrate to PCRE2? At Fedora Linux developers
> mailing list, there's currently a discussion[2] about phasing out the
> older PCRE library package and TIN was identified as one of the users.
> Some useful notes can be found here: [3].

Here's what I wrote last year in

"... switching to pcre2 is on the TODO list for several years now
 but so far no one has touched the corresponding code and I doubt this will
 happen in the near future with hardly any developpers left."

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