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librock_countCid - count consecutive characters in a C language identifier ([A-Za-z_][A-Za-z0-9_]*)

#License - #Source code - #Example Use -


#include <librock/parse.h>

    const char *psz


Returns count of consecutive characters in a C language identifier First letter in [A-Za-z_] Rest: [A-Za-z0-9_]*

Typical use is to advance a pointer

      ptr += librock_countCid(ptr);
Also used in parsing, where the count is needed to copy, compare, or write a limited number of characters starting at ptr. For example:


    librock_assert() // #ifdef librock_DEBUG


  Copyright 1998-2002 Forrest J. Cavalier III,
  Open-source under MIT license. NO WARRANTY. Copies must retain this block.
  License text in <librock/license/mit.txt> librock_LIDESC_HC=cc598307414a9997b32b60a2e7a8e7c6a13d6438

Source Code

./text/count.c (implementation, plus source of this manual page)

This software is part of Librock

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