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readme: added a little info about compiling without pcre

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danmar committed Apr 23, 2011
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@@ -18,8 +18,8 @@ Compiling
To build the GUI, you need Qt.
- To build the command line tool, no dependencies are required. However for
- the handling of rules, PCRE is needed.
+ When building the command line tool, PCRE is normally used.
+ PCRE is optional.
There are multiple compilation choices:
* qmake - cross platform build tool
@@ -37,8 +37,15 @@ Compiling
Visual Studio
=============
- Use the cppcheck.sln file. The pcre dll is needed, it can be downloaded from:
- http://cppcheck.sf.net/pcre-8.10-vs.zip
+ Use the cppcheck.sln file. The rules are normally enabled.
+
+ To compile with rules (pcre dependency):
+ * the pcre dll is needed. it can be downloaded from:
+ http://cppcheck.sf.net/pcre-8.10-vs.zip
+
+ To compile without rules (no dependencies):
+ * remove the preprocessor define HAVE_RULES from the project
+ * remove the pcre.lib from the project
Qt Creator + mingw
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