PCRE_REFCOUNT(3)          Library Functions Manual          PCRE_REFCOUNT(3)

NAME         top

       PCRE - Perl-compatible regular expressions

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <pcre.h>

       int pcre_refcount(pcre *code, int adjust);

       int pcre16_refcount(pcre16 *code, int adjust);

       int pcre32_refcount(pcre32 *code, int adjust);

DESCRIPTION         top

       This function is used to maintain a reference count inside a data
       block that contains a compiled pattern. Its arguments are:

         code                      Compiled regular expression
         adjust                    Adjustment to reference value

       The yield of the function is the adjusted reference value, which is
       constrained to lie between 0 and 65535.

       There is a complete description of the PCRE native API in the pcreapi
       page and a description of the POSIX API in the pcreposix page.

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PCRE 8.30                       24 June 2012                PCRE_REFCOUNT(3)