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pcre2_get_startchar (3)

Name

pcre2_get_startchar - compatible regular expressions (revised API)

Synopsis

#include <pcre2.h>

PCRE2_SIZE pcre2_get_startchar(pcre2_match_data *match_data);

Description

PCRE2_GET_STARTCHAR(3)     Library Functions Manual     PCRE2_GET_STARTCHAR(3)



NAME
       PCRE2 - Perl-compatible regular expressions (revised API)

SYNOPSIS

       #include <pcre2.h>

       PCRE2_SIZE pcre2_get_startchar(pcre2_match_data *match_data);

DESCRIPTION

       After  a  successful  call  of  pcre2_match() that was passed the match
       block that is this function's argument, this function returns the  code
       unit offset of the character at which the successful match started. For
       a non-partial match, this can be different to the value  of  ovector[0]
       if  the pattern contains the \K escape sequence. After a partial match,
       however, this value is always the same as ovector[0]  because  \K  does
       not affect the result of a partial match.

       There is a complete description of the PCRE2 native API in the pcre2api
       page and a description of the POSIX API in the pcre2posix page.



ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | library/pcre2    |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Uncommitted      |
       +---------------+------------------+
NOTES
       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source was downloaded  from   ftp://ftp.csx.cam.ac.uk/pub/software/pro-
       gramming/pcre/pcre2-10.32.tar.gz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://pcre.org/.



PCRE2 10.00                     24 October 2014         PCRE2_GET_STARTCHAR(3)