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Bug 1938984 - Move nginx from PCRE to PCRE2
Summary: Move nginx from PCRE to PCRE2
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nginx
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Felix Kaechele
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2021-03-15 12:08 UTC by Petr Pisar
Modified: 2021-04-21 15:07 UTC (History)
9 users (show)

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Doc Type: Enhancement
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Type: Feature Request

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Description Petr Pisar 2021-03-15 12:08:57 UTC
This is a kindly hint that nginx-1:1.18.0-5.fc35 still uses PCRE library which has been superseded with PCRE2 project by PCRE upstream in 2015. PCRE upstream considers PCRE obsolete now and does not devote any resources to PCRE except of critical bugs. Please consider porting nginx from PCRE to PCRE2.

Comment 1 Felix Kaechele 2021-03-15 13:21:54 UTC
Thanks for the report, Petr. I will queue this up for the next release!

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2021-04-21 02:45:44 UTC
FEDORA-2021-c0243589ee has been submitted as an update to Fedora 34.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2021-04-21 02:45:57 UTC
FEDORA-2021-0d3d0559f7 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 32.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2021-04-21 02:46:09 UTC
FEDORA-2021-2cf5ad411d has been submitted as an update to Fedora 33.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2021-04-21 15:01:24 UTC
FEDORA-2021-c0243589ee has been pushed to the Fedora 34 testing repository.
Soon you'll be able to install the update with the following command:
`sudo dnf upgrade --enablerepo=updates-testing --advisory=FEDORA-2021-c0243589ee`
You can provide feedback for this update here:

See also for more information on how to test updates.

Comment 6 Felix Kaechele 2021-04-21 15:07:53 UTC
Sorry, I was prematurely assuming pcre2 was a drop in replacement for nginx.

Upstream is reluctant to move to pcre2:

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