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AIX Version 4.3 Base Operating System and Extensions Technical Reference, Volume 2

wcsstr Subroutine


Find a wide-character substring.


Standard library (libc.a)


#include <wchar.h>
wchar_t *wcsstr (const wchar_t * ws1, const wchar_t * ws2);


The wcsstr function locates the first occurrence in the wide-character string pointed to by ws1 of the sequence of wide-characters (excluding the terminating null wide-character) in the wide- character string pointed to by ws2.

Return Values

On successful completion, wcsstr returns a pointer to the located wide-character string, or a null pointer if the wide-character string is not found.

If ws2 points to a wide-character string with zero length, the function returns ws1.

Implementation Specifics

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

Related Information

The wschr subroutine.

The wchar.h file.

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