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Re: Bug#350468: libpcre3: install libpcre.so* in /lib

On Mon, Jan 30, 2006 at 07:11:59PM +0100, Andreas Metzler wrote:
>On 2006-01-29 Bart Martens <bart.martens@advalvas.be> wrote:
>>Package: libpcre3
>>Version: 6.4-1.1
>>Severity: wishlist
>>It would be nice to see libpcre.so* installed in /lib so that the -P
>>option in grep can be enabled.  See also bugs #238237, #237071, #338401,
>>#338500, (...?).  According to these webpages, redhat installs
>>libpcre.so* in /lib since 2001, for the very same reason :
>(SID)ametzler@argenau:~$ apt-cache show grep libpcre3 | \
>          egrep '^Pack|^Prio|^Ess'
>Package: grep
>Essential: yes
>Priority: required
>Package: libpcre3
>Priority: standard
>If standard grep linked against libpcre, libpcre's priority would nee
>to be bumped and it would become quasi-essential.
>This would require at least discussion on debian-devel.
>             cu andreas


The grep maintainers would like to enable the -P grep option.

Please move libpcre.so* to /lib.

Best Regards,

Aníbal Monsalve Salazar

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