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authorKyle Evans <kevans@FreeBSD.org>2020-07-29 23:59:35 +0000
committerKyle Evans <kevans@FreeBSD.org>2020-07-29 23:59:35 +0000
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UPDATING / RELNOTES: Document new regcomp(3) behavior
This is a breaking change that had a not-insignificant impact in ports, it is worth documenting it well.
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Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=363681
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@@ -26,6 +26,13 @@ NOTE TO PEOPLE WHO THINK THAT FreeBSD 13.x IS SLOW:
disable the most expensive debugging functionality run
"ln -s 'abort:false,junk:false' /etc/malloc.conf".)
+20200729:
+ r363679 has redefined some undefined behavior in regcomp(3); notably,
+ extraneous escapes of most ordinary characters will no longer be
+ accepted. An exp-run has identified all of the problems with this in
+ ports, but other non-ports software may need extra escapes removed to
+ continue to function.
+
20200627:
A new implementation of bc and dc has been imorted in r362681. This
implementation corrects non-conformant behavior of the previous bc