PCRE-CONFIG(1)						      General Commands Manual						    PCRE-CONFIG(1)

NAME
pcre-config - program to return PCRE configuration SYNOPSIS
pcre-config [--prefix] [--exec-prefix] [--version] [--libs] [--libs-posix] [--cflags] [--cflags-posix] DESCRIPTION
pcre-config returns the configuration of the installed PCRE libraries and the options required to compile a program to use them. OPTIONS
--prefix Writes the directory prefix used in the PCRE installation for architecture independent files (/usr on many systems, /usr/local on some systems) to the standard output. --exec-prefix Writes the directory prefix used in the PCRE installation for architecture dependent files (normally the same as --prefix) to the standard output. --version Writes the version number of the installed PCRE libraries to the standard output. --libs Writes to the standard output the command line options required to link with PCRE (-lpcre on many systems). --libs-posix Writes to the standard output the command line options required to link with the PCRE posix emulation library (-lpcreposix -lpcre on many systems). --cflags Writes to the standard output the command line options required to compile files that use PCRE (this may include some -I options, but is blank on many systems). --cflags-posix Writes to the standard output the command line options required to compile files that use the PCRE posix emulation library (this may include some -I options, but is blank on many systems). SEE ALSO
pcre(3) AUTHOR
This manual page was originally written by Mark Baker for the Debian GNU/Linux system. It has been slightly revised as a generic PCRE man page. REVISION
Last updated: 18 April 2007 PCRE-CONFIG(1)

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