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Linux / Unix Command: strsep
Command Library


strsep - extract token from string  


#include <string.h>

char *strsep(char **stringp, const char *delim);


If *stringp is NULL, the strsep() function returns NULL and does nothing else. Otherwise, this function finds the first token in the string *stringp, where tokens are delimited by symbols in the string delim. This token is terminated with a `\0' character (by overwriting the delimiter) and *stringp is updated to point past the token. In case no delimiter was found, the token is taken to be the entire string *stringp, and *stringp is made NULL.  


The strsep() function returns a pointer to the token, that is, it returns the original value of *stringp.  


index(3), memchr(3), rindex(3), strchr(3), strpbrk(3), strspn(3), strstr(3), strtok(3)

Important: Use the man command (% man) to see how a command is used on your particular computer.

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