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# Line 39  header file, and on Unix systems the lib Line 39  header file, and on Unix systems the lib
39  command for linking an application that uses them. Because the POSIX functions  command for linking an application that uses them. Because the POSIX functions
40  call the native ones, it is also necessary to add \fB-lpcre\fP.  call the native ones, it is also necessary to add \fB-lpcre\fP.
41  .P  .P
42  I have implemented only those option bits that can be reasonably mapped to PCRE  I have implemented only those POSIX option bits that can be reasonably mapped
43  native options. In addition, the option REG_EXTENDED is defined with the value  to PCRE native options. In addition, the option REG_EXTENDED is defined with
44  zero. This has no effect, but since programs that are written to the POSIX  the value zero. This has no effect, but since programs that are written to the
45  interface often use it, this makes it easier to slot in PCRE as a replacement  POSIX interface often use it, this makes it easier to slot in PCRE as a
46  library. Other POSIX options are not even defined.  replacement library. Other POSIX options are not even defined.
47  .P  .P
48  When PCRE is called via these functions, it is only the API that is POSIX-like  When PCRE is called via these functions, it is only the API that is POSIX-like
49  in style. The syntax and semantics of the regular expressions themselves are  in style. The syntax and semantics of the regular expressions themselves are
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166  The PCRE_NOTBOL option is set when calling the underlying PCRE matching  The PCRE_NOTBOL option is set when calling the underlying PCRE matching
167  function.  function.
168  .sp  .sp
169      REG_NOTEMPTY
170    .sp
171    The PCRE_NOTEMPTY option is set when calling the underlying PCRE matching
172    function. Note that REG_NOTEMPTY is not part of the POSIX standard. However,
173    setting this option can give more POSIX-like behaviour in some situations.
174    .sp
175    REG_NOTEOL    REG_NOTEOL
176  .sp  .sp
177  The PCRE_NOTEOL option is set when calling the underlying PCRE matching  The PCRE_NOTEOL option is set when calling the underlying PCRE matching
# Line 233  Cambridge CB2 3QH, England. Line 239  Cambridge CB2 3QH, England.
239  .rs  .rs
240  .sp  .sp
241  .nf  .nf
242  Last updated: 05 April 2008  Last updated: 11 March 2009
243  Copyright (c) 1997-2008 University of Cambridge.  Copyright (c) 1997-2009 University of Cambridge.
244  .fi  .fi

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