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NAME

PCRE - Perl-compatible regular expressions

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description

SYNOPSIS

#include <pcre.h>


int pcre_get_stringnumber(const pcre *code,     const char *name);

DESCRIPTION

This convenience function finds the number of a named substring capturing parenthesis in a compiled pattern. Its arguments are:

code Compiled regular expression
name Name whose number is required

The yield of the function is the number of the parenthesis if the name is found, or PCRE_ERROR_NOSUBSTRING 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_GET_STRINGNUMBER (3)
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