pcre regexps in git?

Adam Dinwoodie adam@dinwoodie.org
Thu Feb 24 21:32:29 GMT 2022

On Thu, Feb 24, 2022 at 04:19:13PM -0500, Anthony Heading wrote:
> Hi,
> I appreciate this is just a birthday wish-list item, but...
> % git grep -P hopeful...
> fatal: cannot use Perl-compatible regexes when not compiled with USE_LIBPCRE
> It would be lovely (well, at least for me) if this could work.

Huh.  I think that used to work, so if it broke, it presumably broke
somewhere during the Cygwin Git build process wrangling I've been doing
of late.  I'll see what I can do to get it working again for you!

Cygwin Git maintainer

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