pcre: Perl-compatible regular expressions library

Description

Perl-compatible regular expressions library.

License

BSD License; see LICENCE (sic) at the root of the original tarball.

Upstream Contact

Mailing list at https://lists.exim.org/mailman/listinfo/pcre-dev

Dependencies

None listed.

Special Update/Build Instructions

None applicable (see README at tarball’s root).

Type

standard

Version Information

package-version.txt:

8.40.p2

Equivalent System Packages

conda:

$ conda install pcre

cygwin:

$ apt-cyg install libpcre-devel

Debian/Ubuntu:

$ sudo apt-get install  libpcre3-dev

Fedora/Redhat/CentOS:

$ sudo yum install  pcre pcre-devel

freebsd:

$ sudo pkg install devel/pcre

homebrew:

$ brew install pcre

macports: install the following packages: pcre

opensuse:

$ sudo zypper install "pkgconfig(libpcre)" "pkgconfig(libpcreposix)" "pkgconfig(libpcrecpp)"

slackware:

$ sudo slackpkg install pcre

void:

$ sudo xbps-install  pcre-devel

See https://repology.org/project/pcre/versions

If the system package is installed, ./configure will check whether it can be used.