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STRCASECMP(3)	       FreeBSD Library Functions Manual		 STRCASECMP(3)

NAME
     strcasecmp, strncasecmp --	compare	strings, ignoring case

LIBRARY
     Standard C	Library	(libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <strings.h>

     int
     strcasecmp(const char *s1,	const char *s2);

     int
     strncasecmp(const char *s1, const char *s2, size_t	len);

DESCRIPTION
     The strcasecmp() and strncasecmp()	functions compare the null-terminated
     strings s1	and s2.

     The strncasecmp() compares	at most	len characters.

RETURN VALUES
     The strcasecmp() and strncasecmp()	return an integer greater than,	equal
     to, or less than 0, according as s1 is lexicographically greater than,
     equal to, or less than s2 after translation of each corresponding charac-
     ter to lower-case.	 The strings themselves	are not	modified.  The compar-
     ison is done using	unsigned characters, so	that `\200' is greater than
     `\0'.

SEE ALSO
     bcmp(3), memcmp(3), strcmp(3), strcoll(3),	strxfrm(3), tolower(3)

HISTORY
     The strcasecmp() and strncasecmp()	functions first	appeared in 4.4BSD.
     Their prototypes existed previously in <string.h> before they were	moved
     to	<strings.h> for	IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 (``POSIX.1'') compliance.

FreeBSD	6.0			 June 9, 1993			   FreeBSD 6.0

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