C strdup() Function

C strdup() Function

The strdup() function duplicates a given string at the allocated memory which is pointed by a pointer variable.

Example

C Compiler
#include <stdio.h> #include <string.h> int main() { char *orgstr = "wikimass.com"; char *dupstr; // Create a duplicate string dupstr = strdup(orgstr); printf("Duplicated string: %s", dupstr); return 0; }

Syntax

char *strdup(const char *str)

Parameter Values

ValueTypeExplanation
strRequiredSpecifies a string to be duplicated.

Return Value

ValueExplanation
StringReturns a duplicate string.

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