pcre2_substring_length_byname man page

PCRE2 — Perl-compatible regular expressions (revised API)


#include <pcre2.h>

int pcre2_substring_length_byname(pcre2_match_data *match_data,
 PCRE2_SPTR name, PCRE2_SIZE *length);


This function returns the length of a matched substring, identified by name. The arguments are:

match_data The match data block for the match
name The substring name
length Where to return the length

The yield is zero on success, or an error code if the substring is not found.

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.


21 October 2014 PCRE2 10.00