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Bug 837731 - dev-libs/libgit2: add pcre2 support
Summary: dev-libs/libgit2: add pcre2 support
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Michał Górny
Depends on:
Blocks: 837980
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Reported: 2022-04-10 23:13 UTC by Sam James
Modified: 2022-04-12 07:22 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2022-04-10 23:13:43 UTC
It looks like libgit2 may support pcre2 instead of pcre1 optionally. Please consider unconditionally switching to pcre2.
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2022-04-11 07:41:24 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit c176e89191344e0396c6427bf5798739a794af83
Author:     Michał Górny <>
AuthorDate: 2022-04-11 06:47:34 +0000
Commit:     Michał Górny <>
CommitDate: 2022-04-11 07:41:18 +0000

    dev-libs/libgit2: Use libpcre2
    Signed-off-by: Michał Górny <>

 dev-libs/libgit2/libgit2-1.4.2-r1.ebuild | 71 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 71 insertions(+)