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AIX Version 4.3 Base Operating System and Extensions Technical Reference, Volume 1

mbsrchr Subroutine


Locates a character or code point in a multibyte character string.


Standard C Library (libc.a)


#include <mbstr.h>
char *mbsrchr(MbStringMbCharacter)
char *MbString;
int MbCharacter;


The mbschr subroutine locates the last occurrence of the MbCharacter parameter in the string pointed to by the MbString parameter. The MbCharacter parameter is a multibyte character represented as an integer. The terminating null character is considered to be part of the string.


MbString Points to a multibyte character string.
MbCharacter Specifies a multibyte character represented as an integer.

Return Values

The mbsrchr subroutine returns a pointer to the MbCharacter parameter within the multibyte character string. It returns a null pointer if MbCharacter does not occur in the string.

Implementation Specifics

This subroutine is part of Base Operating System (BOS) Runtime.

Related Information

The mbschr subroutine, mbspbrk subroutine, mbstomb subroutine, wcsrchr subroutine.

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