Making PCRE required ? Was: Optional PCRE breaking build?

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at
Mon Jan 21 21:27:31 GMT 2008

On Monday 21 January 2008, Mauricio Piacentini wrote:
> That was the point of my report. If it is optional, then I should be
> able to compile (and read the warnings about missing functionality),
> just as it was during the whole 4.0 cycle, using the standard cmakekde
> procedure, no need to pass additional flags or anything like that. Or
> just make it a requirement.
> Regards,
> Mauricio Piacentini

This is the commit message, where that flag was introduced:

> Modified Mon Jan 14 20:12:48 2008 UTC (7 days ago) by orlovich 
> (Hopefully)
> - Fix builds with pcre in a subdir
> - Fix non-pcre builds --- but make them require passing a special parameter,
> since they're heavily broken. Shame CMake doesn't have a feature requiring 
> signing off to a disclaimer. In blood.

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