strchr man page

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strchr — string scanning operation

Synopsis

#include <string.h>

char *strchr(const char *s, int c);

Description

The functionality described on this reference page is aligned with the ISO C standard. Any conflict between the requirements described here and the ISO C standard is unintentional. This volume of POSIX.1‐2008 defers to the ISO C standard.

The strchr() function shall locate the first occurrence of c (converted to a char) in the string pointed to by s. The terminating NUL character is considered to be part of the string.

Return Value

Upon completion, strchr() shall return a pointer to the byte, or a null pointer if the byte was not found.

Errors

No errors are defined.

The following sections are informative.

See Also

strrchr()

The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1‐2008, <string.h>

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