This function (even in the 16-bit and 32-bit libraries) returns a
zero-terminated, 8-bit character string that gives the version number
of the PCRE library and the date of its release.
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_VERSION(3)