PHP 5 | pcre extention

Johan Hendriks Johan at
Mon Dec 8 04:10:52 PST 2008

>Dear all,
>Can someone tell me why, as of php 5.2.7, pcre extension is distributed 
>with the core php5 package, and not as a standalone module anymore?

>Jos Chrispijn

No idea but do not use 5.2.7 because of a security issue (see
So stick to 5.2.6 till 5.2.8 is released.

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