pattern.h File Reference

Pattern Matching Facilities. More...

#include <stdarg.h>
#include <stddef.h>

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Detailed Description

Pattern Matching Facilities.

Lua 5.2 pattern matching. See Lua manual for patterns supported.

Captures are passed through C varargs. String captures are heap allocated and must be freed.

Note: position captures are C offsets in the string (based 0).

offset in str where match occurred or -1 if no match.
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