strfry - Man Page

randomize a string


#define _GNU_SOURCE         /* See feature_test_macros(7) */
#include <string.h>

char *strfry(char *string);


The strfry() function randomizes the contents of string by randomly swapping characters in the string. The result is an anagram of string.

Return Value

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


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

strfry()Thread safetyMT-Safe

Conforming to

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

See Also

memfrob(3), string(3)


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Referenced By

memfrob(3), string(3).

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