2.19.4. match

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@c Match pattern to string FUNCTION:

match checks if pszString matches the pattern pszPattern. pszPattern is a string containing joker characters. These are:

 * matches one or more any character
 # matches one or more digit
 $ matches one or more alphanumeric character
 @ matches one or more alpha character
   (space) matches one or more spaces
 ? matches a single character

~x matches x even if x is pattern matching character or tilde

x matches character x unless it is a joker character

RETURN VALUE:

The function returns zero if no error occures and returns an error code in case some of the memory buffer does not have enough space. (Either pszBuffer or ParameterArray)

PARAMETERS:

pszPattern IN the pattern to match

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cbPattern IN the number of characters in the pattern

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pszString IN the string which is compared to the pattern

--

cbString IN the number of characters in the string

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ParameterArray OUT is an uninitialized character pointer array. Upon return ParameterArray[i] points the string that matches the i-th joker character.

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pcbParameterArray OUT is an uninititalized unsigned long array. Upon return pcbParameterArray[i] contains the length of the output parameter ParameterArray[i].

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pszBuffer OUT should point to a buffer. The size of the buffer should be specified by cbBufferSize. A size equal

             cbString
is a safe size. The actual strings matching the joker characters will get into this buffer zero terminated one after the other:

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cArraySize IN number of elements in the array ParameterArray

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cbBufferSize IN size of the buffer pointed by pszBuffer

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fCase IN pattern matching is performed case sensitive if this value if TRUE.

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iResult OUT TRUE if pszString matches the pattern pszPattern. FALSE otherwise.

NOTE:

pszPattern and pszString are NOT changed.

If the function returns non-zero (error code) none of the output variables can be reliably used.

int match_match(char *pszPattern,
                unsigned long cbPattern,
                char *pszString,
                unsigned long cbString,
                char **ParameterArray,
                unsigned long *pcbParameterArray,
                char *pszBuffer,
                int cArraySize,
                int cbBufferSize,
                int fCase,
                pMatchSets pThisMatchSets,
                int *iResult
  )@{

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