Section (3) strsep
strsep — extract token from string
|const char *delim
returns NULL and does nothing else. Otherwise, this function
finds the first token in the string *
stringp, that is delimited by
one of the bytes in the string
delim. This token is terminated
by overwriting the delimiter with a null byte (_zsingle_quotesz_ _zsingle_quotesz_), 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.
returns a pointer to the token, that is, it returns the
original value of *
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
Be cautious when using this function. If you do use it, note that:
This function modifies its first argument.
This function cannot be used on constant strings.
The identity of the delimiting character is lost.
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