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std::char_traits::compare

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static int compare( const char_type* s1, const char_type* s2, std::size_t count );

Compares the first count characters of the character strings s1 and s2. The comparison is done lexicographically.

If count is zero, strings are considered equal.

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[edit] Parameters

s1, s2 - pointers to character strings to compare
count - the number of characters to compare from each character string

[edit] Return value

Negative value if s1 is less than s2.

0 if s1 is equal to s2.

Positive value if s1 is greater than s2.

[edit] Exceptions

(none)

[edit] Complexity

Linear in count.