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# Line 137  PCRE - Perl-compatible regular expressio Line 137  PCRE - Perl-compatible regular expressio
137  .SH "PCRE API OVERVIEW"  .SH "PCRE API OVERVIEW"
138  .rs  .rs
139  .sp  .sp
140  PCRE has its own native API, which is described in this document. There is  PCRE has its own native API, which is described in this document. There are
141  also a set of wrapper functions that correspond to the POSIX regular expression  also some wrapper functions that correspond to the POSIX regular expression
142  API. These are described in the  API. These are described in the
143  .\" HREF  .\" HREF
144  \fBpcreposix\fP  \fBpcreposix\fP
# Line 170  documentation describes how to run it. Line 170  documentation describes how to run it.
170  A second matching function, \fBpcre_dfa_exec()\fP, which is not  A second matching function, \fBpcre_dfa_exec()\fP, which is not
171  Perl-compatible, is also provided. This uses a different algorithm for the  Perl-compatible, is also provided. This uses a different algorithm for the
172  matching. The alternative algorithm finds all possible matches (at a given  matching. The alternative algorithm finds all possible matches (at a given
173  point in the subject). However, this algorithm does not return captured  point in the subject), and scans the subject just once. However, this algorithm
174  substrings. A description of the two matching algorithms and their advantages  does not return captured substrings. A description of the two matching
175  and disadvantages is given in the  algorithms and their advantages and disadvantages is given in the
176  .\" HREF  .\" HREF
177  \fBpcrematching\fP  \fBpcrematching\fP
178  .\"  .\"
# Line 244  documentation. Line 244  documentation.
244  .  .
245  .  .
246  .SH NEWLINES  .SH NEWLINES
247  PCRE supports three different conventions for indicating line breaks in  .rs
 strings: a single CR character, a single LF character, or the two-character  
 sequence CRLF. All three are used as "standard" by different operating systems.  
 When PCRE is built, a default can be specified. The default default is LF,  
 which is the Unix standard. When PCRE is run, the default can be overridden,  
 either when a pattern is compiled, or when it is matched.  
248  .sp  .sp
249    PCRE supports four different conventions for indicating line breaks in
250    strings: a single CR (carriage return) character, a single LF (linefeed)
251    character, the two-character sequence CRLF, or any Unicode newline sequence.
252    The Unicode newline sequences are the three just mentioned, plus the single
253    characters VT (vertical tab, U+000B), FF (formfeed, U+000C), NEL (next line,
254    U+0085), LS (line separator, U+2028), and PS (paragraph separator, U+2029).
255    .P
256    Each of the first three conventions is used by at least one operating system as
257    its standard newline sequence. When PCRE is built, a default can be specified.
258    The default default is LF, which is the Unix standard. When PCRE is run, the
259    default can be overridden, either when a pattern is compiled, or when it is
260    matched.
261    .P
262  In the PCRE documentation the word "newline" is used to mean "the character or  In the PCRE documentation the word "newline" is used to mean "the character or
263  pair of characters that indicate a line break".  pair of characters that indicate a line break". The choice of newline
264    convention affects the handling of the dot, circumflex, and dollar
265    metacharacters, the handling of #-comments in /x mode, and, when CRLF is a
266    recognized line ending sequence, the match position advancement for a
267    non-anchored pattern. The choice of newline convention does not affect the
268    interpretation of the \en or \er escape sequences.
269  .  .
270  .  .
271  .SH MULTITHREADING  .SH MULTITHREADING
# Line 308  properties is available; otherwise it is Line 321  properties is available; otherwise it is
321    PCRE_CONFIG_NEWLINE    PCRE_CONFIG_NEWLINE
322  .sp  .sp
323  The output is an integer whose value specifies the default character sequence  The output is an integer whose value specifies the default character sequence
324  that is recognized as meaning "newline". The three values that are supported  that is recognized as meaning "newline". The four values that are supported
325  are: 10 for LF, 13 for CR, and 3338 for CRLF. The default should normally be  are: 10 for LF, 13 for CR, 3338 for CRLF, and -1 for ANY. The default should
326  the standard sequence for your operating system.  normally be the standard sequence for your operating system.
327  .sp  .sp
328    PCRE_CONFIG_LINK_SIZE    PCRE_CONFIG_LINK_SIZE
329  .sp  .sp
# Line 387  depend on memory location, the complete Line 400  depend on memory location, the complete
400  fully relocatable, because it may contain a copy of the \fItableptr\fP  fully relocatable, because it may contain a copy of the \fItableptr\fP
401  argument, which is an address (see below).  argument, which is an address (see below).
402  .P  .P
403  The \fIoptions\fP argument contains independent bits that affect the  The \fIoptions\fP argument contains various bit settings that affect the
404  compilation. It should be zero if no options are required. The available  compilation. It should be zero if no options are required. The available
405  options are described below. Some of them, in particular, those that are  options are described below. Some of them, in particular, those that are
406  compatible with Perl, can also be set and unset from within the pattern (see  compatible with Perl, can also be set and unset from within the pattern (see
# Line 480  If this bit is set, a dot metacharater i Line 493  If this bit is set, a dot metacharater i
493  including those that indicate newline. Without it, a dot does not match when  including those that indicate newline. Without it, a dot does not match when
494  the current position is at a newline. This option is equivalent to Perl's /s  the current position is at a newline. This option is equivalent to Perl's /s
495  option, and it can be changed within a pattern by a (?s) option setting. A  option, and it can be changed within a pattern by a (?s) option setting. A
496  negative class such as [^a] always matches newlines, independent of the setting  negative class such as [^a] always matches newline characters, independent of
497  of this option.  the setting of this option.
498  .sp  .sp
499    PCRE_DUPNAMES    PCRE_DUPNAMES
500  .sp  .sp
# Line 544  occurrences of ^ or $ in a pattern, sett Line 557  occurrences of ^ or $ in a pattern, sett
557    PCRE_NEWLINE_CR    PCRE_NEWLINE_CR
558    PCRE_NEWLINE_LF    PCRE_NEWLINE_LF
559    PCRE_NEWLINE_CRLF    PCRE_NEWLINE_CRLF
560      PCRE_NEWLINE_ANY
561  .sp  .sp
562  These options override the default newline definition that was chosen when PCRE  These options override the default newline definition that was chosen when PCRE
563  was built. Setting the first or the second specifies that a newline is  was built. Setting the first or the second specifies that a newline is
564  indicated by a single character (CR or LF, respectively). Setting both of them  indicated by a single character (CR or LF, respectively). Setting
565  specifies that a newline is indicated by the two-character CRLF sequence. For  PCRE_NEWLINE_CRLF specifies that a newline is indicated by the two-character
566  convenience, PCRE_NEWLINE_CRLF is defined to contain both bits. The only time  CRLF sequence. Setting PCRE_NEWLINE_ANY specifies that any Unicode newline
567  that a line break is relevant when compiling a pattern is if PCRE_EXTENDED is  sequence should be recognized. The Unicode newline sequences are the three just
568  set, and an unescaped # outside a character class is encountered. This  mentioned, plus the single characters VT (vertical tab, U+000B), FF (formfeed,
569  indicates a comment that lasts until after the next newline.  U+000C), NEL (next line, U+0085), LS (line separator, U+2028), and PS
570    (paragraph separator, U+2029). The last two are recognized only in UTF-8 mode.
571    .P
572    The newline setting in the options word uses three bits that are treated
573    as a number, giving eight possibilities. Currently only five are used (default
574    plus the four values above). This means that if you set more than one newline
575    option, the combination may or may not be sensible. For example,
576    PCRE_NEWLINE_CR with PCRE_NEWLINE_LF is equivalent to PCRE_NEWLINE_CRLF, but
577    other combinations yield unused numbers and cause an error.
578    .P
579    The only time that a line break is specially recognized when compiling a
580    pattern is if PCRE_EXTENDED is set, and an unescaped # outside a character
581    class is encountered. This indicates a comment that lasts until after the next
582    line break sequence. In other circumstances, line break sequences are treated
583    as literal data, except that in PCRE_EXTENDED mode, both CR and LF are treated
584    as whitespace characters and are therefore ignored.
585  .P  .P
586  The newline option set at compile time becomes the default that is used for  The newline option that is set at compile time becomes the default that is used
587  \fBpcre_exec()\fP and \fBpcre_dfa_exec()\fP, but it can be overridden.  for \fBpcre_exec()\fP and \fBpcre_dfa_exec()\fP, but it can be overridden.
588  .sp  .sp
589    PCRE_NO_AUTO_CAPTURE    PCRE_NO_AUTO_CAPTURE
590  .sp  .sp
# Line 606  strings. Line 635  strings.
635  .sp  .sp
636  The following table lists the error codes than may be returned by  The following table lists the error codes than may be returned by
637  \fBpcre_compile2()\fP, along with the error messages that may be returned by  \fBpcre_compile2()\fP, along with the error messages that may be returned by
638  both compiling functions.  both compiling functions. As PCRE has developed, some error codes have fallen
639    out of use. To avoid confusion, they have not been re-used.
640  .sp  .sp
641     0  no error     0  no error
642     1  \e at end of pattern     1  \e at end of pattern
# Line 618  both compiling functions. Line 648  both compiling functions.
648     7  invalid escape sequence in character class     7  invalid escape sequence in character class
649     8  range out of order in character class     8  range out of order in character class
650     9  nothing to repeat     9  nothing to repeat
651    10  operand of unlimited repeat could match the empty string    10  [this code is not in use]
652    11  internal error: unexpected repeat    11  internal error: unexpected repeat
653    12  unrecognized character after (?    12  unrecognized character after (?
654    13  POSIX named classes are supported only within a class    13  POSIX named classes are supported only within a class
# Line 627  both compiling functions. Line 657  both compiling functions.
657    16  erroffset passed as NULL    16  erroffset passed as NULL
658    17  unknown option bit(s) set    17  unknown option bit(s) set
659    18  missing ) after comment    18  missing ) after comment
660    19  parentheses nested too deeply    19  [this code is not in use]
661    20  regular expression too large    20  regular expression too large
662    21  failed to get memory    21  failed to get memory
663    22  unmatched parentheses    22  unmatched parentheses
# Line 641  both compiling functions. Line 671  both compiling functions.
671    30  unknown POSIX class name    30  unknown POSIX class name
672    31  POSIX collating elements are not supported    31  POSIX collating elements are not supported
673    32  this version of PCRE is not compiled with PCRE_UTF8 support    32  this version of PCRE is not compiled with PCRE_UTF8 support
674    33  spare error    33  [this code is not in use]
675    34  character value in \ex{...} sequence is too large    34  character value in \ex{...} sequence is too large
676    35  invalid condition (?(0)    35  invalid condition (?(0)
677    36  \eC not allowed in lookbehind assertion    36  \eC not allowed in lookbehind assertion
# Line 650  both compiling functions. Line 680  both compiling functions.
680    39  closing ) for (?C expected    39  closing ) for (?C expected
681    40  recursive call could loop indefinitely    40  recursive call could loop indefinitely
682    41  unrecognized character after (?P    41  unrecognized character after (?P
683    42  syntax error after (?P    42  syntax error in subpattern name (missing terminator)
684    43  two named subpatterns have the same name    43  two named subpatterns have the same name
685    44  invalid UTF-8 string    44  invalid UTF-8 string
686    45  support for \eP, \ep, and \eX has not been compiled    45  support for \eP, \ep, and \eX has not been compiled
# Line 660  both compiling functions. Line 690  both compiling functions.
690    49  too many named subpatterns (maximum 10,000)    49  too many named subpatterns (maximum 10,000)
691    50  repeated subpattern is too long    50  repeated subpattern is too long
692    51  octal value is greater than \e377 (not in UTF-8 mode)    51  octal value is greater than \e377 (not in UTF-8 mode)
693      52  internal error: overran compiling workspace
694      53  internal error: previously-checked referenced subpattern not found
695      54  DEFINE group contains more than one branch
696      55  repeating a DEFINE group is not allowed
697      56  inconsistent NEWLINE options"
698  .  .
699  .  .
700  .SH "STUDYING A PATTERN"  .SH "STUDYING A PATTERN"
# Line 827  variable. (This option used to be called Line 862  variable. (This option used to be called
862  still recognized for backwards compatibility.)  still recognized for backwards compatibility.)
863  .P  .P
864  If there is a fixed first byte, for example, from a pattern such as  If there is a fixed first byte, for example, from a pattern such as
865  (cat|cow|coyote). Otherwise, if either  (cat|cow|coyote), its value is returned. Otherwise, if either
866  .sp  .sp
867  (a) the pattern was compiled with the PCRE_MULTILINE option, and every branch  (a) the pattern was compiled with the PCRE_MULTILINE option, and every branch
868  starts with "^", or  starts with "^", or
# Line 882  their parentheses numbers. For example, Line 917  their parentheses numbers. For example,
917  PCRE_EXTENDED is set, so white space - including newlines - is ignored):  PCRE_EXTENDED is set, so white space - including newlines - is ignored):
918  .sp  .sp
919  .\" JOIN  .\" JOIN
920    (?P<date> (?P<year>(\ed\ed)?\ed\ed) -    (?<date> (?<year>(\ed\ed)?\ed\ed) -
921    (?P<month>\ed\ed) - (?P<day>\ed\ed) )    (?<month>\ed\ed) - (?<day>\ed\ed) )
922  .sp  .sp
923  There are four named subpatterns, so the table has four entries, and each entry  There are four named subpatterns, so the table has four entries, and each entry
924  in the table is eight bytes long. The table is as follows, with non-printing  in the table is eight bytes long. The table is as follows, with non-printing
# Line 1131  matching time. Line 1166  matching time.
1166    PCRE_NEWLINE_CR    PCRE_NEWLINE_CR
1167    PCRE_NEWLINE_LF    PCRE_NEWLINE_LF
1168    PCRE_NEWLINE_CRLF    PCRE_NEWLINE_CRLF
1169      PCRE_NEWLINE_ANY
1170  .sp  .sp
1171  These options override the newline definition that was chosen or defaulted when  These options override the newline definition that was chosen or defaulted when
1172  the pattern was compiled. For details, see the description \fBpcre_compile()\fP  the pattern was compiled. For details, see the description of
1173  above. During matching, the newline choice affects the behaviour of the dot,  \fBpcre_compile()\fP above. During matching, the newline choice affects the
1174  circumflex, and dollar metacharacters.  behaviour of the dot, circumflex, and dollar metacharacters. It may also alter
1175    the way the match position is advanced after a match failure for an unanchored
1176    pattern. When PCRE_NEWLINE_CRLF or PCRE_NEWLINE_ANY is set, and a match attempt
1177    fails when the current position is at a CRLF sequence, the match position is
1178    advanced by two characters instead of one, in other words, to after the CRLF.
1179  .sp  .sp
1180    PCRE_NOTBOL    PCRE_NOTBOL
1181  .sp  .sp
# Line 1336  compiled in an environment of one endian Line 1376  compiled in an environment of one endian
1376  other endianness. This is the error that PCRE gives when the magic number is  other endianness. This is the error that PCRE gives when the magic number is
1377  not present.  not present.
1378  .sp  .sp
1379    PCRE_ERROR_UNKNOWN_NODE   (-5)    PCRE_ERROR_UNKNOWN_OPCODE (-5)
1380  .sp  .sp
1381  While running the pattern match, an unknown item was encountered in the  While running the pattern match, an unknown item was encountered in the
1382  compiled pattern. This error could be caused by a bug in PCRE or by overwriting  compiled pattern. This error could be caused by a bug in PCRE or by overwriting
# Line 1362  The backtracking limit, as specified by Line 1402  The backtracking limit, as specified by
1402  \fBpcre_extra\fP structure (or defaulted) was reached. See the description  \fBpcre_extra\fP structure (or defaulted) was reached. See the description
1403  above.  above.
1404  .sp  .sp
   PCRE_ERROR_RECURSIONLIMIT (-21)  
 .sp  
 The internal recursion limit, as specified by the \fImatch_limit_recursion\fP  
 field in a \fBpcre_extra\fP structure (or defaulted) was reached. See the  
 description above.  
 .sp  
1405    PCRE_ERROR_CALLOUT        (-9)    PCRE_ERROR_CALLOUT        (-9)
1406  .sp  .sp
1407  This error is never generated by \fBpcre_exec()\fP itself. It is provided for  This error is never generated by \fBpcre_exec()\fP itself. It is provided for
# Line 1411  in PCRE or by overwriting of the compile Line 1445  in PCRE or by overwriting of the compile
1445    PCRE_ERROR_BADCOUNT       (-15)    PCRE_ERROR_BADCOUNT       (-15)
1446  .sp  .sp
1447  This error is given if the value of the \fIovecsize\fP argument is negative.  This error is given if the value of the \fIovecsize\fP argument is negative.
1448    .sp
1449      PCRE_ERROR_RECURSIONLIMIT (-21)
1450    .sp
1451    The internal recursion limit, as specified by the \fImatch_limit_recursion\fP
1452    field in a \fBpcre_extra\fP structure (or defaulted) was reached. See the
1453    description above.
1454    .sp
1455      PCRE_ERROR_NULLWSLIMIT    (-22)
1456    .sp
1457    When a group that can match an empty substring is repeated with an unbounded
1458    upper limit, the subject position at the start of the group must be remembered,
1459    so that a test for an empty string can be made when the end of the group is
1460    reached. Some workspace is required for this; if it runs out, this error is
1461    given.
1462    .sp
1463      PCRE_ERROR_BADNEWLINE     (-23)
1464    .sp
1465    An invalid combination of PCRE_NEWLINE_\fIxxx\fP options was given.
1466    .P
1467    Error numbers -16 to -20 are not used by \fBpcre_exec()\fP.
1468  .  .
1469  .  .
1470  .SH "EXTRACTING CAPTURED SUBSTRINGS BY NUMBER"  .SH "EXTRACTING CAPTURED SUBSTRINGS BY NUMBER"
# Line 1468  the string is placed in \fIbuffer\fP, wh Line 1522  the string is placed in \fIbuffer\fP, wh
1522  \fIbuffersize\fP, while for \fBpcre_get_substring()\fP a new block of memory is  \fIbuffersize\fP, while for \fBpcre_get_substring()\fP a new block of memory is
1523  obtained via \fBpcre_malloc\fP, and its address is returned via  obtained via \fBpcre_malloc\fP, and its address is returned via
1524  \fIstringptr\fP. The yield of the function is the length of the string, not  \fIstringptr\fP. The yield of the function is the length of the string, not
1525  including the terminating zero, or one of  including the terminating zero, or one of these error codes:
1526  .sp  .sp
1527    PCRE_ERROR_NOMEMORY       (-6)    PCRE_ERROR_NOMEMORY       (-6)
1528  .sp  .sp
# Line 1484  and builds a list of pointers to them. A Line 1538  and builds a list of pointers to them. A
1538  memory that is obtained via \fBpcre_malloc\fP. The address of the memory block  memory that is obtained via \fBpcre_malloc\fP. The address of the memory block
1539  is returned via \fIlistptr\fP, which is also the start of the list of string  is returned via \fIlistptr\fP, which is also the start of the list of string
1540  pointers. The end of the list is marked by a NULL pointer. The yield of the  pointers. The end of the list is marked by a NULL pointer. The yield of the
1541  function is zero if all went well, or  function is zero if all went well, or the error code
1542  .sp  .sp
1543    PCRE_ERROR_NOMEMORY       (-6)    PCRE_ERROR_NOMEMORY       (-6)
1544  .sp  .sp
# Line 1536  provided. Line 1590  provided.
1590  To extract a substring by name, you first have to find associated number.  To extract a substring by name, you first have to find associated number.
1591  For example, for this pattern  For example, for this pattern
1592  .sp  .sp
1593    (a+)b(?P<xxx>\ed+)...    (a+)b(?<xxx>\ed+)...
1594  .sp  .sp
1595  the number of the subpattern called "xxx" is 2. If the name is known to be  the number of the subpattern called "xxx" is 2. If the name is known to be
1596  unique (PCRE_DUPNAMES was not set), you can find the number from the name by  unique (PCRE_DUPNAMES was not set), you can find the number from the name by
# Line 1590  argument is the compiled pattern, and th Line 1644  argument is the compiled pattern, and th
1644  fourth are pointers to variables which are updated by the function. After it  fourth are pointers to variables which are updated by the function. After it
1645  has run, they point to the first and last entries in the name-to-number table  has run, they point to the first and last entries in the name-to-number table
1646  for the given name. The function itself returns the length of each entry, or  for the given name. The function itself returns the length of each entry, or
1647  PCRE_ERROR_NOSUBSTRING if there are none. The format of the table is described  PCRE_ERROR_NOSUBSTRING (-7) if there are none. The format of the table is
1648  above in the section entitled \fIInformation about a pattern\fP. Given all the  described above in the section entitled \fIInformation about a pattern\fP.
1649  relevant entries for the name, you can extract each of their numbers, and hence  Given all the relevant entries for the name, you can extract each of their
1650  the captured data, if any.  numbers, and hence the captured data, if any.
1651  .  .
1652  .  .
1653  .SH "FINDING ALL POSSIBLE MATCHES"  .SH "FINDING ALL POSSIBLE MATCHES"
# Line 1631  will yield PCRE_ERROR_NOMATCH. Line 1685  will yield PCRE_ERROR_NOMATCH.
1685  .B int *\fIworkspace\fP, int \fIwscount\fP);  .B int *\fIworkspace\fP, int \fIwscount\fP);
1686  .P  .P
1687  The function \fBpcre_dfa_exec()\fP is called to match a subject string against  The function \fBpcre_dfa_exec()\fP is called to match a subject string against
1688  a compiled pattern, using a "DFA" matching algorithm. This has different  a compiled pattern, using a matching algorithm that scans the subject string
1689  characteristics to the normal algorithm, and is not compatible with Perl. Some  just once, and does not backtrack. This has different characteristics to the
1690  of the features of PCRE patterns are not supported. Nevertheless, there are  normal algorithm, and is not compatible with Perl. Some of the features of PCRE
1691  times when this kind of matching can be useful. For a discussion of the two  patterns are not supported. Nevertheless, there are times when this kind of
1692  matching algorithms, see the  matching can be useful. For a discussion of the two matching algorithms, see
1693    the
1694  .\" HREF  .\" HREF
1695  \fBpcrematching\fP  \fBpcrematching\fP
1696  .\"  .\"
# Line 1691  matching string. Line 1746  matching string.
1746    PCRE_DFA_SHORTEST    PCRE_DFA_SHORTEST
1747  .sp  .sp
1748  Setting the PCRE_DFA_SHORTEST option causes the matching algorithm to stop as  Setting the PCRE_DFA_SHORTEST option causes the matching algorithm to stop as
1749  soon as it has found one match. Because of the way the DFA algorithm works,  soon as it has found one match. Because of the way the alternative algorithm
1750  this is necessarily the shortest possible match at the first possible matching  works, this is necessarily the shortest possible match at the first possible
1751  point in the subject string.  matching point in the subject string.
1752  .sp  .sp
1753    PCRE_DFA_RESTART    PCRE_DFA_RESTART
1754  .sp  .sp
# Line 1732  the three matched strings are Line 1787  the three matched strings are
1787  On success, the yield of the function is a number greater than zero, which is  On success, the yield of the function is a number greater than zero, which is
1788  the number of matched substrings. The substrings themselves are returned in  the number of matched substrings. The substrings themselves are returned in
1789  \fIovector\fP. Each string uses two elements; the first is the offset to the  \fIovector\fP. Each string uses two elements; the first is the offset to the
1790  start, and the second is the offset to the end. All the strings have the same  start, and the second is the offset to the end. In fact, all the strings have
1791  start offset. (Space could have been saved by giving this only once, but it was  the same start offset. (Space could have been saved by giving this only once,
1792  decided to retain some compatibility with the way \fBpcre_exec()\fP returns  but it was decided to retain some compatibility with the way \fBpcre_exec()\fP
1793  data, even though the meaning of the strings is different.)  returns data, even though the meaning of the strings is different.)
1794  .P  .P
1795  The strings are returned in reverse order of length; that is, the longest  The strings are returned in reverse order of length; that is, the longest
1796  matching string is given first. If there were too many matches to fit into  matching string is given first. If there were too many matches to fit into
# Line 1762  that it does not support, for instance, Line 1817  that it does not support, for instance,
1817  .sp  .sp
1818    PCRE_ERROR_DFA_UCOND      (-17)    PCRE_ERROR_DFA_UCOND      (-17)
1819  .sp  .sp
1820  This return is given if \fBpcre_dfa_exec()\fP encounters a condition item in a  This return is given if \fBpcre_dfa_exec()\fP encounters a condition item that
1821  pattern that uses a back reference for the condition. This is not supported.  uses a back reference for the condition, or a test for recursion in a specific
1822    group. These are not supported.
1823  .sp  .sp
1824    PCRE_ERROR_DFA_UMLIMIT    (-18)    PCRE_ERROR_DFA_UMLIMIT    (-18)
1825  .sp  .sp
# Line 1782  When a recursive subpattern is processed Line 1838  When a recursive subpattern is processed
1838  recursively, using private vectors for \fIovector\fP and \fIworkspace\fP. This  recursively, using private vectors for \fIovector\fP and \fIworkspace\fP. This
1839  error is given if the output vector is not large enough. This should be  error is given if the output vector is not large enough. This should be
1840  extremely rare, as a vector of size 1000 is used.  extremely rare, as a vector of size 1000 is used.
1841    .
1842    .
1843    .SH "SEE ALSO"
1844    .rs
1845    .sp
1846    \fBpcrebuild\fP(3), \fBpcrecallout\fP(3), \fBpcrecpp(3)\fP(3),
1847    \fBpcrematching\fP(3), \fBpcrepartial\fP(3), \fBpcreposix\fP(3),
1848    \fBpcreprecompile\fP(3), \fBpcresample\fP(3), \fBpcrestack\fP(3).
1849  .P  .P
1850  .in 0  .in 0
1851  Last updated: 08 June 2006  Last updated: 30 November 2006
1852  .br  .br
1853  Copyright (c) 1997-2006 University of Cambridge.  Copyright (c) 1997-2006 University of Cambridge.

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