PCRE_REFCOUNT(3)         (24 June 2012)          PCRE_REFCOUNT(3)

     NAME
          PCRE - Perl-compatible regular expressions

     SYNOPSIS

          #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

          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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