C Programming/C Reference/string.h/strspn

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strspn() function is used to find out the length of substring or lenght of maximum initial segment of the string pointed to by one string, let's say s1 containing all characters from another string pointed to by another string say s2.While strscpn() is used to find out length of intial segment containing all elements not in the reject list.

Syntax[edit]

size_t strspn(const char *s, const char *accept);

size_t strcspn(const char *s, const char *reject);

Parameters[edit]

s1- It points to null-terminated string to be searched.

s2- It points to null-terminated set of characters.

Reference[edit]

ANSI/ISO 9899-1990. Linux programer's manual.

See also[edit]

index(3), memchr(3), rindex(3), strchr(3), string(3), strpbrk(3), strsep(3),strstr(3), strtok(3), wcscspn(3), wcsspn(3)