Commit 0df07abd authored by Damon Chaplin's avatar Damon Chaplin Committed by Damon Chaplin

updated g_strndup.

2000-07-01  Damon Chaplin  <damon@helixcode.com>

	* tmpl/string_utils.sgml: updated g_strndup.
parent 3250d07c
2000-07-01 Damon Chaplin <damon@helixcode.com>
* tmpl/string_utils.sgml: updated g_strndup.
2000-06-11 Damon Chaplin <damon@helixcode.com>
* tmpl/messages.sgml: updated a bit more.
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2000-07-01 Damon Chaplin <damon@helixcode.com>
* tmpl/string_utils.sgml: updated g_strndup.
2000-06-11 Damon Chaplin <damon@helixcode.com>
* tmpl/messages.sgml: updated a bit more.
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......@@ -27,15 +27,15 @@ The returned string should be freed when no longer needed.
<!-- ##### FUNCTION g_strndup ##### -->
<para>
Duplicates the first @n characters of a string, and null-terminates it.
If @str is NULL, NULL is returned.
The returned string should be freed when no longer needed.
Duplicates the first @n characters of a string, returning a newly-allocated
buffer @n + 1 characters long which will always be null-terminated.
If @str is less than @n characters long the buffer is padded with nulls.
The returned value should be freed when no longer needed.
</para>
@str: the string to duplicate part of.
@n: the number of characters to copy, which must be less than or equal to the
length of @str.
@Returns: a newly-allocated copy of the first @n characters of @str,
@n: the maximum number of characters to copy from @str.
@Returns: a newly-allocated buffer containing the first @n characters of @str,
null-terminated.
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