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revision 1459 by ph10, Tue Mar 4 10:45:15 2014 UTC revision 1503 by ph10, Wed Sep 24 09:09:40 2014 UTC
# Line 45  the 16-bit library, which processes stri Line 45  the 16-bit library, which processes stri
45  32-bit library, which processes strings of 32-bit values. The distribution also  32-bit library, which processes strings of 32-bit values. The distribution also
46  includes a set of C++ wrapper functions (see the pcrecpp man page for details),  includes a set of C++ wrapper functions (see the pcrecpp man page for details),
47  courtesy of Google Inc., which can be used to call the 8-bit PCRE library from  courtesy of Google Inc., which can be used to call the 8-bit PCRE library from
48  C++.  C++. Other C++ wrappers have been created from time to time. See, for example:
49    https://github.com/YasserAsmi/regexp, which aims to be simple and similar in
50  In addition, there is a set of C wrapper functions (again, just for the 8-bit  style to the C API.
51  library) that are based on the POSIX regular expression API (see the pcreposix  
52  man page). These end up in the library called libpcreposix. Note that this just  The distribution also contains a set of C wrapper functions (again, just for
53  provides a POSIX calling interface to PCRE; the regular expressions themselves  the 8-bit library) that are based on the POSIX regular expression API (see the
54  still follow Perl syntax and semantics. The POSIX API is restricted, and does  pcreposix man page). These end up in the library called libpcreposix. Note that
55  not give full access to all of PCRE's facilities.  this just provides a POSIX calling interface to PCRE; the regular expressions
56    themselves still follow Perl syntax and semantics. The POSIX API is restricted,
57    and does not give full access to all of PCRE's facilities.
58    
59  The header file for the POSIX-style functions is called pcreposix.h. The  The header file for the POSIX-style functions is called pcreposix.h. The
60  official POSIX name is regex.h, but I did not want to risk possible problems  official POSIX name is regex.h, but I did not want to risk possible problems
# Line 988  pcre_xxx, one with the name pcre16_xx, a Line 990  pcre_xxx, one with the name pcre16_xx, a
990  Philip Hazel  Philip Hazel
991  Email local part: ph10  Email local part: ph10
992  Email domain: cam.ac.uk  Email domain: cam.ac.uk
993  Last updated: 17 January 2014  Last updated: 24 October 2014

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