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NAME

PCRE - Perl-compatible regular expressions

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description

SYNOPSIS

#include <pcre.h>


int pcre_config(int what, void *where);

DESCRIPTION

This function makes it possible for a client program to find out which optional features are available in the version of the PCRE library it is using. Its arguments are as follows:

what A code specifying what information is required
where Points to where to put the data

The available codes are:

PCRE_CONFIG_LINK_SIZE Internal link size: 2, 3, or 4
PCRE_CONFIG_MATCH_LIMIT Internal resource limit
PCRE_CONFIG_MATCH_LIMIT_RECURSION
Internal recursion depth limit
PCRE_CONFIG_NEWLINE Value of the newline character
PCRE_CONFIG_POSIX_MALLOC_THRESHOLD
Threshold of return slots, above
which malloc() is used by
the POSIX API
PCRE_CONFIG_STACKRECURSE Recursion implementation (1=stack 0=heap)
PCRE_CONFIG_UTF8 Availability of UTF-8 support (1=yes 0=no)
PCRE_CONFIG_UNICODE_PROPERTIES
Availability of Unicode property support
(1=yes 0=no)

The function yields 0 on success or PCRE_ERROR_BADOPTION otherwise.

There is a complete description of the PCRE native API in the pcreapi page and a description of the POSIX API in the pcreposix page.


PCRE_CONFIG (3)
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