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

NAME

     strlen - calculate the length of a string

SYNOPSIS

     #include <string.h>
     size_t strlen(const char *s);

DESCRIPTION

     The strlen() function calculates the length of the string pointed to by
     s, excluding the terminating null byte ('\0').

RETURN VALUE

     The strlen() function returns the number of characters  in  the  string
     pointed to by s.

ATTRIBUTES

     For   an   explanation   of   the  terms  used  in  this  section,  see
     attributes(7).
     +----------+---------------+---------+
     |Interface | Attribute     | Value   |
     +----------+---------------+---------+
     |strlen()  | Thread safety | MT-Safe |
     +----------+---------------+---------+

CONFORMING TO

     POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C89, C99, C11, SVr4, 4.3BSD.

SEE ALSO

     string(3), strnlen(3), wcslen(3), wcsnlen(3)

COLOPHON

     This page is part of release 4.16 of the Linux  man-pages  project.   A
     description  of  the project, information about reporting bugs, and the
     latest    version    of    this    page,    can     be     found     at
     https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.

GNU 2016-03-15 STRLEN(3)

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