strlen

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)

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