index

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NAME
       index - character string operations (LEGACY)

SYNOPSIS
       #include <strings.h>

       char *index(const char *s, int c);


DESCRIPTION
       The index() function shall be equivalent to strchr().

RETURN VALUE
       See strchr() .

ERRORS
       See strchr() .

       The following sections are informative.

EXAMPLES
       None.

APPLICATION USAGE
       The strchr() function is preferred over this function.

       For maximum portability, it is recommended to replace the function call
       to index() as follows:


              #define index(a,b) strchr((a),(b))

RATIONALE
       None.

FUTURE DIRECTIONS
       This function may be withdrawn in a future version.

SEE ALSO
       strchr() , the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001,
       <strings.h>

COPYRIGHT
       Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form
       from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology
       -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base
       Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of
       Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the
       event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and
       The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard
       is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online
       at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .



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