Manpage of STRNLEN

STRNLEN

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2016-03-15
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NAME

strnlen - determine the length of a fixed-size string  

SYNOPSIS

#include <string.h>size_t strnlen(const char *s, size_t maxlen);

Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

strnlen():

Since glibc 2.10:
_POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200809L
Before glibc 2.10:
_GNU_SOURCE
 

DESCRIPTION

The strnlen() function returns the number of characters in the string pointed to by s, excluding the terminating null byte (aq\0aq), but at most maxlen. In doing this, strnlen() looks only at the first maxlencharacters in the string pointed to by sand never beyond s+maxlen.  

RETURN VALUE

The strnlen() function returns strlen(s), if that is less than maxlen, or maxlenif there is no null terminating (aq\0aq) among the first maxlencharacters pointed to by s.  

ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
InterfaceAttributeValue
strnlen() Thread safetyMT-Safe
 

CONFORMING TO

POSIX.1-2008.  

SEE ALSO

strlen(3)


 

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