strfry man page

strfry — randomize a string

Synopsis

#define _GNU_SOURCE /* See feature_test_macros(7) */

#include <string.h>

char *strfry(char *string);

Description

The strfry() function randomizes the contents of string by using rand(3) to randomly swap characters in the string. The result is an anagram of string.

Return Value

The strfry() functions returns a pointer to the randomized string.

Attributes

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

InterfaceAttributeValue
strfry()Thread safetyMT-Safe

Conforming to

The strfry() function is unique to the GNU C Library.

See Also

memfrob(3), string(3)

Colophon

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Referenced By

memfrob(3), string(3).

2015-03-02 GNU Linux Programmer's Manual