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strcmp

Summary
#include <string.h>

char strcmp (
  char *string1,    /* first string */
  char *string2);   /* second string */
Description

The strcmp function compares the contents of string1 and string2 and returns a value indicating their relationship.

Return Value

The strcmp function returns the following values to indicate the relationship of string1 to string2:

Value Description
< 0 string1 is less than string2
= 0 string1 is equal to string2
> 0 string1 is greater than string2
See Also

memcmp, strncmp

Example
#include <string.h>
#include <stdio.h> /* for printf */

void tst_strcmp (void) {

  char buf1 [] = "Bill Smith";
  char buf2 [] = "Bill Smithy";
  char i;

  i = strcmp (buf1, buf2);

  if (i < 0)
    printf ("buf1 < buf2\n");
  else if (i > 0)
    printf ("buf1 > buf2\n");
  else
    printf ("buf1 == buf2\n");
}
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