* Matthias Andree <matthias.andree@xxxxxx> [2004-06-01 17:55 +0200]: > > Dear reader, > > as you may know, leafnode ships with a full PCRE 3.9 distribution > included, to simplify installation. > > Given that most operating systems come with PCRE and bzip2 or have > up-to-date PCRE and bzip2 packages from third parties, and the PCRE > stuff that leafnode is shipping is outdated (PCRE 4.5 is current), > I am considering to release 1.9.55 as 1.10.0 with PCRE removed and as a > .tar.bz2 file only (no .tar.gz offered). > > To give you some figures, this is the leafnode 1.9.54 tarball size: > > With PCRE, gzip: 854322 > Without PCRE, gzip: 459164 > > With PCRE, bzip2: 705724 > Without PCRE, bzip2: 381859 > > Feedback is solicited, let me know what you think. > > Thanks in advance, Slackware has had PCRE and bzip2 since at least 8.1 (mid-2002). -- Joshua 'bruce' Crawford ... http://www.geocities.com/mortarn "The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education." -Albert Einstein.
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