strcmp, strncmp - compare two strings
#include <string.h> int strcmp (const char *s1, const char *s2); int strncmp (const char *s1, const char *s2, size_t n);
The strcmp() function compares the two strings
s2. It returns an integer less than, equal to, or greater than zero if
s1 is found, respectively, to be less than, to match, or be greater than
The strncmp() function is similar, except it compares only the first (at most)
n bytes of
The strcmp() and strncmp() functions return an integer less than, equal to, or greater than zero if
s1 (or the first
n bytes thereof) is found, respectively, to be less than, to match, or be greater than
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
|strcmp(), strncmp()||Thread safety||MT-Safe|
POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C89, C99, SVr4, 4.3BSD.
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