pcre_free_substring - Man Page

Perl-compatible regular expressions


#include <pcre.h>

void pcre_free_substring(const char *stringptr);

void pcre16_free_substring(PCRE_SPTR16 stringptr);

void pcre32_free_substring(PCRE_SPTR32 stringptr);


This is a convenience function for freeing the store obtained by a previous call to pcre[16|32]_get_substring() or pcre[16|32]_get_named_substring(). Its only argument is a pointer to the string.

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.

Referenced By

The man pages pcre16_free_substring(3) and pcre32_free_substring(3) are aliases of pcre_free_substring(3).

24 June 2012 PCRE 8.30