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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for pcre_get_stringnumber (opensolaris section 3)

PCRE_GET_STRINGNUMBER(3)				     Library Functions Manual					  PCRE_GET_STRINGNUMBER(3)

PCRE - Perl-compatible regular expressions
#include <pcre.h> int pcre_get_stringnumber(const pcre *code, const char *name);
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. When duplicate names are allowed (PCRE_DUPNAMES is set), it is not defined which of the numbers is returned by pcre_get_stringnumber(). You can obtain the com- plete list by calling pcre_get_stringtable_entries(). 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.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +--------------------+-----------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +--------------------+-----------------+ |Availability | SUNWpcre | +--------------------+-----------------+ |Interface Stability | Uncommitted | +--------------------+-----------------+
Source for PCRE is available on PCRE_GET_STRINGNUMBER(3)