strcmp, strncmp - compare two strings
int strcmp(const char *s1, const char *s2);
int strncmp(const char *s1, const char *s2, size_t n);
The strcmp() function compares the two strings s1 and s2.
It returns an integer less than, equal to, or greater than zero if s1
is found, respectively, to be less than, to match, or be greater than
The strncmp() function is similar, except it compares only
the first (at most) n bytes of s1 and s2.
The strcmp() and strncmp() functions return an integer less than,
equal to, or greater than zero if s1 (or the first n bytes
thereof) is found, respectively, to be less than, to match, or be greater than
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
|strcmp (), strncmp ()
POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C89, C99, SVr4, 4.3BSD.
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