memmem - locate a substring
#define _GNU_SOURCE /* See feature_test_macros(7) */
void *memmem(const void *haystack, size_t haystacklen,
const void *needle, size_t needlelen);
The memmem() function finds the start of the first occurrence of the
substring needle of length needlelen in the memory area
haystack of length haystacklen.
The memmem() function returns a pointer to the beginning of the
substring, or NULL if the substring is not found.
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
This function is not specified in POSIX.1, but is present on a number of other
In glibc 2.0, if needle is empty, memmem() returns a pointer to
the last byte of haystack. This is fixed in glibc 2.1.
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