Re: [pcre-dev] [PATCH] Add configure flag for autodetection …

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Author: Shea Levy
To: ph10
CC: pcre-dev
Subject: Re: [pcre-dev] [PATCH] Add configure flag for autodetection of JIT support.
Great, thanks!

ph10@??? writes:

> On Wed, 21 Feb 2018, Shea Levy wrote:
>> Yes, this is aimed at PCRE1. The goal of this patch is so that
>> distribution build scripts (in my particular case nixpkgs) can enable
>> JIT when and only when the target supports it without needing any
>> complicated build logic, especially since there presumably won't be any
>> new JIT targets added. With this patch, ./configure --enable-jit=auto
>> will detect whether the target system is supported and enable JIT if so.
> OK. As there won't be another PCRE1 release after the one that is
> currently on test for quite a while, I have sneaked this patch in so it
> will be in 8.42 when it comes out. However, I have not documented it.
> I will now add the same support to PCRE2, and in this case I will add
> something to the documentation.
> Philip
> --
> Philip Hazel