|STRDUP(3)||FreeBSD Library Functions Manual||STRDUP(3)|
NAMEstrdup, strndup — save a copy of a string
LIBRARYStandard C Library (libc, -lc)
SYNOPSIS#include < string.h>
strdup( const char *str);
strndup( const char *str, size_t len);
DESCRIPTIONThe strdup() function allocates sufficient memory for a copy of the string str, does the copy, and returns a pointer to it. The pointer may subsequently be used as an argument to the function free(3).
If insufficient memory is available, NULL is returned and errno is set to ENOMEM.
The strndup() function copies at most len characters from the string str always NUL terminating the copied string.
HISTORYThe strdup() function first appeared in 4.4BSD. The strndup() function was added in FreeBSD 7.2.
|December 5, 2008||FreeBSD|