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STRNCAT(P) POSIX Programmer's Manual STRNCAT(P)
strncat - concatenate a string with part of another
char *strncat(char *restrict s1, const char *restrict s2, size_t n);
The strncat() function shall append not more than n bytes (a null byte and bytes that fol-
low it are not appended) from the array pointed to by s2 to the end of the string pointed
to by s1. The initial byte of s2 overwrites the null byte at the end of s1. A terminating
null byte is always appended to the result. If copying takes place between objects that
overlap, the behavior is undefined.
The strncat() function shall return s1; no return value shall be reserved to indicate an
No errors are defined.
The following sections are informative.
strcat() , the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <string.h>
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 STRNCAT(P)
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