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151  2. Because the alternative algorithm scans the subject string just once, and  2. Because the alternative algorithm scans the subject string just once, and
152  never needs to backtrack, it is possible to pass very long subject strings to  never needs to backtrack, it is possible to pass very long subject strings to
153  the matching function in several pieces, checking for partial matching each  the matching function in several pieces, checking for partial matching each
154  time. The  time. It is possible to do multi-segment matching using \fBpcre_exec()\fP (by
155    retaining partially matched substrings), but it is more complicated. The
156  .\" HREF  .\" HREF
157  \fBpcrepartial\fP  \fBpcrepartial\fP
158  .\"  .\"
159  documentation gives details of partial matching.  documentation gives details of partial matching and discusses multi-segment
160    matching.
161  .  .
162  .  .
163  .SH "DISADVANTAGES OF THE ALTERNATIVE ALGORITHM"  .SH "DISADVANTAGES OF THE ALTERNATIVE ALGORITHM"
# Line 187  Cambridge CB2 3QH, England. Line 189  Cambridge CB2 3QH, England.
189  .rs  .rs
190  .sp  .sp
191  .nf  .nf
192  Last updated: 29 September 2009  Last updated: 22 October 2010
193  Copyright (c) 1997-2009 University of Cambridge.  Copyright (c) 1997-2010 University of Cambridge.
194  .fi  .fi

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