cpython-withatomic / Modules / regexpr.h

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#ifndef Py_REGEXPR_H
#define Py_REGEXPR_H
#ifdef __cplusplus
extern "C" {



Author: Tatu Ylonen <>

Copyright (c) 1991 Tatu Ylonen, Espoo, Finland

Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software
and its documentation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee,
provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies.  This
software is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.

Created: Thu Sep 26 17:15:36 1991 ylo
Last modified: Mon Nov  4 15:49:46 1991 ylo


#ifndef REGEXPR_H
#define REGEXPR_H

#define RE_NREGS	100  /* number of registers available */

typedef struct re_pattern_buffer
  char *buffer; 	 /* compiled pattern */
  int allocated;	 /* allocated size of compiled pattern */
  int used;		 /* actual length of compiled pattern */
  char *fastmap;	 /* fastmap[ch] is true if ch can start pattern */
  char *translate;	 /* translation to apply during compilation/matching */
  char fastmap_accurate; /* true if fastmap is valid */
  char can_be_null;	 /* true if can match empty string */
  char uses_registers;	 /* registers are used and need to be initialized */
  char anchor;		 /* anchor: 0=none 1=begline 2=begbuf */
} *regexp_t;

typedef struct re_registers
  int start[RE_NREGS];  /* start offset of region */
  int end[RE_NREGS];    /* end offset of region */
} *regexp_registers_t;

/* bit definitions for syntax */
#define RE_NO_BK_PARENS		1    /* no quoting for parentheses */
#define RE_NO_BK_VBAR		2    /* no quoting for vertical bar */
#define RE_BK_PLUS_QM		4    /* quoting needed for + and ? */
#define RE_TIGHT_VBAR		8    /* | binds tighter than ^ and $ */
#define RE_NEWLINE_OR		16   /* treat newline as or */
#define RE_CONTEXT_INDEP_OPS	32   /* ^$?*+ are special in all contexts */
#define RE_ANSI_HEX		64   /* ansi sequences (\n etc) and \xhh */
#define RE_NO_GNU_EXTENSIONS   128   /* no gnu extensions */

/* definitions for some common regexp styles */

/* Rename all exported symbols to avoid conflicts with similarly named
   symbols in some systems' standard C libraries... */

#define re_syntax _Py_re_syntax
#define re_set_syntax _Py_re_set_syntax
#define re_compile_pattern _Py_re_compile_pattern
#define re_match _Py_re_match
#define re_search _Py_re_search
#define re_compile_fastmap _Py_re_compile_fastmap
#define re_comp _Py_re_comp
#define re_exec _Py_re_exec


extern int re_syntax;
/* This is the actual syntax mask.  It was added so that Python
   could do syntax-dependent munging of patterns before compilation. */

int re_set_syntax(int syntax);
/* This sets the syntax to use and returns the previous syntax.  The
   syntax is specified by a bit mask of the above defined bits. */

char *re_compile_pattern(char *regex, int regex_size, regexp_t compiled);
/* This compiles the regexp (given in regex and length in regex_size).
   This returns NULL if the regexp compiled successfully, and an error
   message if an error was encountered.  The buffer field must be
   initialized to a memory area allocated by malloc (or to NULL) before
   use, and the allocated field must be set to its length (or 0 if buffer is
   NULL).  Also, the translate field must be set to point to a valid
   translation table, or NULL if it is not used. */

int re_match(regexp_t compiled, char *string, int size, int pos,
	     regexp_registers_t old_regs);
/* This tries to match the regexp against the string.  This returns the
   length of the matched portion, or -1 if the pattern could not be
   matched and -2 if an error (such as failure stack overflow) is
   encountered. */

int re_search(regexp_t compiled, char *string, int size, int startpos,
	      int range, regexp_registers_t regs);
/* This rearches for a substring matching the regexp.  This returns the first
   index at which a match is found.  range specifies at how many positions to
   try matching; positive values indicate searching forwards, and negative
   values indicate searching backwards.  mstop specifies the offset beyond
   which a match must not go.  This returns -1 if no match is found, and
   -2 if an error (such as failure stack overflow) is encountered. */

void re_compile_fastmap(regexp_t compiled);
/* This computes the fastmap for the regexp.  For this to have any effect,
   the calling program must have initialized the fastmap field to point
   to an array of 256 characters. */

char *re_comp(char *s);
/* BSD 4.2 regex library routine re_comp.  This compiles the regexp into
   an internal buffer.  This returns NULL if the regexp was compiled
   successfully, and an error message if there was an error. */

int re_exec(char *s);
/* BSD 4.2 regexp library routine re_exec.  This returns true if the string
   matches the regular expression (that is, a matching part is found
   anywhere in the string). */


extern int re_syntax;
int re_set_syntax();
char *re_compile_pattern();
int re_match();
int re_search();
void re_compile_fastmap();
char *re_comp();
int re_exec();

#endif /* HAVE_PROTOTYPES */

#endif /* REGEXPR_H */

#ifdef __cplusplus
#endif /* !Py_REGEXPR_H */