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# Line 41  The distribution should contain the foll Line 41  The distribution should contain the foll
41    pgrep.1           man page for pgrep    pgrep.1           man page for pgrep
42    pgrep.c           source of a grep utility that uses PCRE    pgrep.c           source of a grep utility that uses PCRE
43    perltest          Perl test program    perltest          Perl test program
44    testinput         test data, compatible with Perl 5.004 and 5.005    testinput1        test data, compatible with Perl 5.004 and 5.005
45    testinput2        test data for error messages and non-Perl things    testinput2        test data for error messages and non-Perl things
46    testinput3        test data, compatible with Perl 5.005    testinput3        test data, compatible with Perl 5.005
47    testinput4        test data for locale-specific tests    testinput4        test data for locale-specific tests
48    testoutput        test results corresponding to testinput    testoutput1       test results corresponding to testinput
49    testoutput2       test results corresponding to testinput2    testoutput2       test results corresponding to testinput2
50    testoutput3       test results corresponding to testinput3    testoutput3       test results corresponding to testinput3
51    testoutput4       test results corresponding to testinput4    testoutput4       test results corresponding to testinput4
# Line 216  internal form of compiled regular expres Line 216  internal form of compiled regular expres
216  The /S option causes pcre_study() to be called after the expression has been  The /S option causes pcre_study() to be called after the expression has been
217  compiled, and the results used when the expression is matched.  compiled, and the results used when the expression is matched.
218    
219    The /M option causes information about the size of memory block used to hold
220    the compile pattern to be output.
221    
222  Finally, the /P option causes pcretest to call PCRE via the POSIX wrapper API  Finally, the /P option causes pcretest to call PCRE via the POSIX wrapper API
223  rather than its native API. When this is done, all other options except /i and  rather than its native API. When this is done, all other options except /i and
224  /m are ignored. REG_ICASE is set if /i is present, and REG_NEWLINE is set if /m  /m are ignored. REG_ICASE is set if /i is present, and REG_NEWLINE is set if /m
# Line 291  If the option -i is given to pcretest, i Line 294  If the option -i is given to pcretest, i
294  regular expression: information about the compiled pattern is given after  regular expression: information about the compiled pattern is given after
295  compilation.  compilation.
296    
297  If the option -s is given to pcretest, it outputs the size of each compiled  If the option -m is given to pcretest, it outputs the size of each compiled
298  pattern after it has been compiled.  pattern after it has been compiled. It is equivalent to adding /M to each
299    regular expression. For compatibility with earlier versions of pcretest, -s is
300    a synonym for -m.
301    
302  If the -t option is given, each compile, study, and match is run 20000 times  If the -t option is given, each compile, study, and match is run 20000 times
303  while being timed, and the resulting time per compile or match is output in  while being timed, and the resulting time per compile or match is output in
# Line 309  The perltest program Line 314  The perltest program
314  The perltest program tests Perl's regular expressions; it has the same  The perltest program tests Perl's regular expressions; it has the same
315  specification as pcretest, and so can be given identical input, except that  specification as pcretest, and so can be given identical input, except that
316  input patterns can be followed only by Perl's lower case options. The contents  input patterns can be followed only by Perl's lower case options. The contents
317  of testinput and testinput3 meet this condition.  of testinput1 and testinput3 meet this condition.
318    
319  The data lines are processed as Perl strings, so if they contain $ or @  The data lines are processed as Perl strings, so if they contain $ or @
320  characters, these have to be escaped. For this reason, all such characters in  characters, these have to be escaped. For this reason, all such characters in
# Line 325  contains malformed regular expressions, Line 330  contains malformed regular expressions,
330  them correctly.  them correctly.
331    
332  Philip Hazel <ph10@cam.ac.uk>  Philip Hazel <ph10@cam.ac.uk>
333  February 1999  April 1999

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