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STRDUP(P)			    POSIX Programmer's Manual				STRDUP(P)

NAME
       strdup - duplicate a string

SYNOPSIS
       #include <string.h>

       char *strdup(const char *s1);

DESCRIPTION
       The  strdup() function shall return a pointer to a new string, which is a duplicate of the
       string pointed to by s1.  The returned pointer can be passed to free(). A null pointer  is
       returned if the new string cannot be created.

RETURN VALUE
       The  strdup()  function	shall  return a pointer to a new string on success. Otherwise, it
       shall return a null pointer and set errno to indicate the error.

ERRORS
       The strdup() function may fail if:

       ENOMEM Storage space available is insufficient.

       The following sections are informative.

EXAMPLES
       None.

APPLICATION USAGE
       None.

RATIONALE
       None.

FUTURE DIRECTIONS
       None.

SEE ALSO
       free() , malloc() , the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <string.h>

COPYRIGHT
       Portions of this text are reprinted and	reproduced  in	electronic  form  from	IEEE  Std
       1003.1,	2003  Edition,	Standard  for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System
       Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003  by
       the  Institute  of  Electrical  and  Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the
       event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE  and  The  Open  Group
       Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The orig-
       inal Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .

IEEE/The Open Group			       2003					STRDUP(P)
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