[blfs-dev] remove pcre from wireshark dependencies [Was: ... r12437 ]

Igor Živković contact at igor-zivkovic.from.hr
Mon Dec 23 17:30:28 PST 2013


On 12/24/2013 12:52 AM, Fernando de Oliveira wrote:
>
> I hope you have seen the rest: there are many more places where it
> appears. I put only a small part.

According to their subversion repository history, it seems that PCRE was 
never used on Linux. It was used in Windows 32-bit build only:

http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=45035

What is being used though is GRegex, see: 
https://developer.gnome.org/glib/2.37/glib-Perl-compatible-regular-expressions.html

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