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strstr(3) [bsd man page]

STRSTR(3)						     Library Functions Manual							 STRSTR(3)

NAME
strstr - locate a substring in a string SYNOPSIS
#include <string.h> char * strstr(big, little) char *big, *little; DESCRIPTION
The strstr() function locates the first occurrence of the null-terminated string little in the null-terminated string big. If little is the empty string, strstr() returns big; if little occurs nowhere in big, strstr() returns NULL; otherwise strstr() returns a pointer to the first character of the first occurrence of little. SEE ALSO
index(3), memchr(3), rindex(3), strchr(3), strcspn(3), strpbrk(3), strrchr(3), strsep(3), strspn(3), strtok(3) STANDARDS
The strstr() function conforms to ANSI C X3/159-1989 (``ANSI C''). 4.4 Berkeley Distribution January 15, 1996 STRSTR(3)

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STRSTR(3)						   BSD Library Functions Manual 						 STRSTR(3)

NAME
strstr, strcasestr -- locate a substring in a string LIBRARY
Standard C Library (libc, -lc) SYNOPSIS
#include <string.h> char * strstr(const char *big, const char *little); char * strcasestr(const char *big, const char *little); DESCRIPTION
The strstr() function locates the first occurrence of the nul-terminated string little in the nul-terminated string big. The strcasestr() function is similar to strstr(), but ignores the case of both strings. RETURN VALUES
If little is an empty string, big is returned; if little occurs nowhere in big, NULL is returned; otherwise a pointer to the first character of the first occurrence of little is returned. EXAMPLES
The following sets the pointer ptr to the "Bar Baz" portion of largestring: const char *largestring = "Foo Bar Baz"; const char *smallstring = "Bar"; char *ptr; ptr = strstr(largestring, smallstring); SEE ALSO
index(3), memchr(3), rindex(3), strchr(3), strcspn(3), strpbrk(3), strrchr(3), strsep(3), strspn(3), strtok(3) STANDARDS
The strstr() function conforms to ISO/IEC 9899:1990 (``ISO C90''). BSD
July 3, 2004 BSD

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