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       PCRE - Perl-compatible regular expressions

       #include	<pcre.h>

       int pcre_get_named_substring(const pcre *code,
	    const char *subject, int *ovector,
	    int	stringcount, const char	*stringname,
	    const char **stringptr);

       int pcre16_get_named_substring(const pcre16 *code,
	    PCRE_SPTR16	subject, int *ovector,
	    int	stringcount, PCRE_SPTR16 stringname,
	    PCRE_SPTR16	*stringptr);

       int pcre32_get_named_substring(const pcre32 *code,
	    PCRE_SPTR32	subject, int *ovector,
	    int	stringcount, PCRE_SPTR32 stringname,
	    PCRE_SPTR32	*stringptr);

       This  is	 a convenience function	for extracting a captured substring by
       name. The arguments are:

	 code	       Compiled	pattern
	 subject       Subject that has	been successfully matched
	 ovector       Offset vector that pcre[16|32]_exec() used
	 stringcount   Value returned by pcre[16|32]_exec()
	 stringname    Name of the required substring
	 stringptr     Where to	put the	string pointer

       The memory in which the substring is  placed  is	 obtained  by  calling
       pcre[16|32]_malloc().  The  convenience	function pcre[16|32]_free_sub-
       string()	can be used to free it when it is no longer needed. The	 yield
       of  the	function  is  the  length of the extracted substring, PCRE_ER-
       ROR_NOMEMORY if sufficient memory could not be  obtained,  or  PCRE_ER-
       ROR_NOSUBSTRING if the string name is invalid.

       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 8.30			 24 June 2012	   PCRE_GET_NAMED_SUBSTRING(3)


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