/[pcre]/code/trunk/doc/html/pcre.html
ViewVC logotype

Diff of /code/trunk/doc/html/pcre.html

Parent Directory Parent Directory | Revision Log Revision Log | View Patch Patch

revision 96 by nigel, Fri Mar 2 13:10:43 2007 UTC revision 208 by ph10, Mon Aug 6 15:23:29 2007 UTC
# Line 18  man page, in case the conversion went wr Line 18  man page, in case the conversion went wr
18  <li><a name="TOC3" href="#SEC3">LIMITATIONS</a>  <li><a name="TOC3" href="#SEC3">LIMITATIONS</a>
19  <li><a name="TOC4" href="#SEC4">UTF-8 AND UNICODE PROPERTY SUPPORT</a>  <li><a name="TOC4" href="#SEC4">UTF-8 AND UNICODE PROPERTY SUPPORT</a>
20  <li><a name="TOC5" href="#SEC5">AUTHOR</a>  <li><a name="TOC5" href="#SEC5">AUTHOR</a>
21    <li><a name="TOC6" href="#SEC6">REVISION</a>
22  </ul>  </ul>
23  <br><a name="SEC1" href="#TOC1">INTRODUCTION</a><br>  <br><a name="SEC1" href="#TOC1">INTRODUCTION</a><br>
24  <P>  <P>
# Line 57  supported by PCRE are given in separate Line 58  supported by PCRE are given in separate
58  <a href="pcrepattern.html"><b>pcrepattern</b></a>  <a href="pcrepattern.html"><b>pcrepattern</b></a>
59  and  and
60  <a href="pcrecompat.html"><b>pcrecompat</b></a>  <a href="pcrecompat.html"><b>pcrecompat</b></a>
61  pages.  pages. There is a syntax summary in the
62    <a href="pcresyntax.html"><b>pcresyntax</b></a>
63    page.
64  </P>  </P>
65  <P>  <P>
66  Some features of PCRE can be included, excluded, or changed when the library is  Some features of PCRE can be included, excluded, or changed when the library is
# Line 87  all the sections are concatenated, for e Line 90  all the sections are concatenated, for e
90  follows:  follows:
91  <pre>  <pre>
92    pcre              this document    pcre              this document
93      pcre-config       show PCRE installation configuration information
94    pcreapi           details of PCRE's native C API    pcreapi           details of PCRE's native C API
95    pcrebuild         options for building PCRE    pcrebuild         options for building PCRE
96    pcrecallout       details of the callout feature    pcrecallout       details of the callout feature
# Line 96  follows: Line 100  follows:
100    pcrematching      discussion of the two matching algorithms    pcrematching      discussion of the two matching algorithms
101    pcrepartial       details of the partial matching facility    pcrepartial       details of the partial matching facility
102    pcrepattern       syntax and semantics of supported regular expressions    pcrepattern       syntax and semantics of supported regular expressions
103      pcresyntax        quick syntax reference
104    pcreperform       discussion of performance issues    pcreperform       discussion of performance issues
105    pcreposix         the POSIX-compatible C API    pcreposix         the POSIX-compatible C API
106    pcreprecompile    details of saving and re-using precompiled patterns    pcreprecompile    details of saving and re-using precompiled patterns
# Line 122  documentation for details). In these cas Line 127  documentation for details). In these cas
127  However, the speed of execution is slower.  However, the speed of execution is slower.
128  </P>  </P>
129  <P>  <P>
130  All values in repeating quantifiers must be less than 65536. The maximum  All values in repeating quantifiers must be less than 65536.
 compiled length of subpattern with an explicit repeat count is 30000 bytes. The  
 maximum number of capturing subpatterns is 65535.  
131  </P>  </P>
132  <P>  <P>
133  There is no limit to the number of parenthesized subpatterns, but there can be  There is no limit to the number of parenthesized subpatterns, but there can be
# Line 226  must use Unicode property tests such as Line 229  must use Unicode property tests such as
229  low-valued characters.  low-valued characters.
230  </P>  </P>
231  <P>  <P>
232  9. Case-insensitive matching applies only to characters whose values are less  9. However, the Perl 5.10 horizontal and vertical whitespace matching escapes
233    (\h, \H, \v, and \V) do match all the appropriate Unicode characters.
234    </P>
235    <P>
236    10. Case-insensitive matching applies only to characters whose values are less
237  than 128, unless PCRE is built with Unicode property support. Even when Unicode  than 128, unless PCRE is built with Unicode property support. Even when Unicode
238  property support is available, PCRE still uses its own character tables when  property support is available, PCRE still uses its own character tables when
239  checking the case of low-valued characters, so as not to degrade performance.  checking the case of low-valued characters, so as not to degrade performance.
# Line 240  these are not supported by PCRE. Line 247  these are not supported by PCRE.
247  <P>  <P>
248  Philip Hazel  Philip Hazel
249  <br>  <br>
250  University Computing Service,  University Computing Service
251  <br>  <br>
252  Cambridge CB2 3QH, England.  Cambridge CB2 3QH, England.
253    <br>
254  </P>  </P>
255  <P>  <P>
256  Putting an actual email address here seems to have been a spam magnet, so I've  Putting an actual email address here seems to have been a spam magnet, so I've
257  taken it away. If you want to email me, use my initial and surname, separated  taken it away. If you want to email me, use my two initials, followed by the
258  by a dot, at the domain ucs.cam.ac.uk.  two digits 10, at the domain cam.ac.uk.
259  Last updated: 23 November 2006  </P>
260    <br><a name="SEC6" href="#TOC1">REVISION</a><br>
261    <P>
262    Last updated: 06 August 2007
263    <br>
264    Copyright &copy; 1997-2007 University of Cambridge.
265  <br>  <br>
 Copyright &copy; 1997-2006 University of Cambridge.  
266  <p>  <p>
267  Return to the <a href="index.html">PCRE index page</a>.  Return to the <a href="index.html">PCRE index page</a>.
268  </p>  </p>

Legend:
Removed from v.96  
changed lines
  Added in v.208

  ViewVC Help
Powered by ViewVC 1.1.5