PCRE_GET_STRINGTABLE_ENTRIES

Section: C Library Functions (3)
Updated: 13 January 2012
Index Return to Main Contents
 

NAME

PCRE - Perl-compatible regular expressions  

SYNOPSIS

#include <pcre.h>

int pcre_get_stringtable_entries(const pcre *code,
      const char *name, char **first, char **last);

int pcre16_get_stringtable_entries(const pcre16 *code,
      PCRE_SPTR16 name, PCRE_UCHAR16 **first, PCRE_UCHAR16 **last);  

DESCRIPTION

This convenience function finds, for a compiled pattern, the first and last entries for a given name in the table that translates capturing parenthesis names into numbers. When names are required to be unique (PCRE_DUPNAMES is not set), it is usually easier to use pcre[16]_get_stringnumber() instead.


  code    Compiled regular expression
  name    Name whose entries required
  first   Where to return a pointer to the first entry
  last    Where to return a pointer to the last entry

The yield of the function is the length of each entry, or PCRE_ERROR_NOSUBSTRING if none are found.

There is a complete description of the PCRE native API, including the format of the table entries, in the pcreapi page, and a description of the POSIX API in the pcreposix page.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION

This document was created by man2html, using the manual pages.
Time: 23:34:37 GMT, January 22, 2018