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strncmp

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Defined in header <string.h>
int strncmp( const char *lhs, const char *rhs, size_t count );

Compares at most count characters of two null-terminated byte strings. The comparison is done lexicographically.

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Parameters

lhs, rhs - pointers to the null-terminated byte strings to compare
count - maximum number of characters to compare

Return value

Negative value if lhs is less than rhs.

0 if lhs is equal to rhs.

Positive value if lhs is greater than rhs.

Example

See also

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C++ documentation for strncmp