strpbrk man page

strpbrk ā€” search a string for any of a set of bytes


#include <string.h>

char *strpbrk(const char *s, const char *accept);


The strpbrk() function locates the first occurrence in the string s of any of the bytes in the string accept.

Return Value

The strpbrk() function returns a pointer to the byte in s that matches one of the bytes in accept, or NULL if no such byte is found.


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

Interface Attribute Value
strpbrk() Thread safety MT-Safe

Conforming to

POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C89, C99, SVr4, 4.3BSD.

See Also

index(3), memchr(3), rindex(3), strchr(3), string(3), strsep(3), strspn(3), strstr(3), strtok(3), wcspbrk(3)


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Referenced By

memchr(3), signal-safety(7), strchr(3), string(3), strnstr.3bsd(3), strsep(3), strspn(3), strstr(3), strtok(3), wcspbrk(3).

2015-08-08 Linux Programmer's Manual