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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 s, not
       including the terminating '\0' character.

RETURN VALUE

       The strlen() function returns the number of characters in s.

CONFORMING TO

       SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89, C99.

SEE ALSO

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

COLOPHON

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                                  1993-04-12                         STRLEN(3)