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INDEX(3)                   Linux Programmer's Manual                  INDEX(3)



NAME
       index, rindex - locate character in string

SYNOPSIS
       #include <&lt;strings.h>&gt;

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

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

DESCRIPTION
       The  index()  function returns a pointer to the first occurrence of the
       character c in the string s.

       The rindex() function returns a pointer to the last occurrence  of  the
       character c in the string s.

       The  terminating  NULL  character  is  considered  to  be a part of the
       strings.

RETURN VALUE
       The index() and rindex() functions return  a  pointer  to  the  matched
       character or NULL if the character is not found.

CONFORMING TO
       4.3BSD; marked as LEGACY in POSIX.1-2001.

SEE ALSO
       memchr(3),  strchr(3),  strpbrk(3),  strrchr(3),  strsep(3), strspn(3),
       strstr(3), strtok(3)

COLOPHON
       This page is part of release 3.05 of the Linux  man-pages  project.   A
       description  of  the project, and information about reporting bugs, can
       be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.



GNU                               1993-04-12                          INDEX(3)