STRSEP(3) Linux Programmer's Manual STRSEP(3)
strsep - extract token from string
char *strsep(char **stringp, const char *delim);
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):
If *stringp is NULL, the strsep() function returns NULL and does noth-
ing 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.
The strsep() function was introduced as a replacement for strtok(3),
since the latter cannot handle empty fields. However, strtok(3) con-
forms to C89/C99 and hence is more portable.
This function suffers from the same problems as strtok(3). In particu-
lar, it modifies the original string. Avoid it.
index(3), memchr(3), rindex(3), strchr(3), strpbrk(3), strspn(3),
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