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memmem(3) [osx man page]

MEMMEM(3)						   BSD Library Functions Manual 						 MEMMEM(3)

NAME
memmem -- locate a byte substring in a byte string LIBRARY
Standard C Library (libc, -lc) SYNOPSIS
#include <string.h> void * memmem(const void *big, size_t big_len, const void *little, size_t little_len); DESCRIPTION
The memmem() function locates the first occurrence of the byte string little in the byte string big. RETURN VALUES
If big_len is smaller than little_len, if little_len is 0, if big_len is 0 or if little occurs nowhere in big, NULL is returned; otherwise a pointer to the first character of the first occurrence of little is returned. SEE ALSO
memchr(3), strchr(3), strstr(3) CONFORMING TO
memmem() is a GNU extension. HISTORY
The memmem() function first appeared in FreeBSD 6.0. AUTHORS
Pascal Gloor <pascal.gloor@spale.com> BUGS
This function was broken in Linux libc up to and including version 5.0.9 and in GNU libc prior to version 2.1. BSD
August 24, 2005 BSD

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MEMMEM(3)						   BSD Library Functions Manual 						 MEMMEM(3)

NAME
memmem -- locate substring in byte string LIBRARY
Standard C Library (libc, -lc) SYNOPSIS
#include <string.h> void * memmem(const void *block, size_t blen, const void *pat, size_t plen); DESCRIPTION
The memmem() function locates the first occurrence of the binary string pat of size plen bytes in the byte string block of size blen bytes. RETURN VALUES
The memmem() function returns a pointer to the substring located, or NULL if no such substring exists within block. If plen is zero, block is returned, i.e. a zero length pat is deemed to match the start of the string, as with strstr(3). SEE ALSO
bm(3), memchr(3), strchr(3), strstr(3) STANDARDS
The memmem() function is not currently standardized. However, it is meant to be API compatible with functions in FreeBSD and Linux. HISTORY
memmem() first appeared in the Free Software Foundation's glibc library. BSD
March 12, 2005 BSD

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