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Re: MSYS build and POSIX regex

Anton Malov wrote:
Trying to build openldap with msys and mingw using distribution from
The problem is the configure script can not find regex library and
provides following output:

checking for regex.h... yes
checking for library containing regfree... no
configure: error: POSIX regex required.

But the distribution contains precompiled pcre library and regex.h
contains regfree function declaration.
What is going wrong?

Only you can answer that. Read the config.log file and see what error message was in it for the regfree test.

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