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Linux 2.6 - man page for pcre_copy_named_substring (linux section 3)

PCRE_COPY_NAMED_SUBSTRING(3)					     PCRE_COPY_NAMED_SUBSTRING(3)

NAME
       PCRE - Perl-compatible regular expressions

SYNOPSIS

       #include <pcre.h>

       int pcre_copy_named_substring(const pcre *code,
	    const char *subject, int *ovector,
	    int stringcount, const char *stringname,
	    char *buffer, int buffersize);

DESCRIPTION

       This  is  a  convenience function for extracting a captured substring, identified by name,
       into a given buffer. The arguments are:

	 code	       Pattern that was successfully matched
	 subject       Subject that has been successfully matched
	 ovector       Offset vector that pcre_exec() used
	 stringcount   Value returned by pcre_exec()
	 stringname    Name of the required substring
	 buffer        Buffer to receive the string
	 buffersize    Size of buffer

       The yield is the length of the substring, PCRE_ERROR_NOMEMORY if the buffer was too small,
       or PCRE_ERROR_NOSUBSTRING if the string name is invalid.

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

								     PCRE_COPY_NAMED_SUBSTRING(3)


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