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STRDUP(3)                BSD Library Functions Manual                STRDUP(3)

NAME
     strdup -- save a copy of a string(3,n)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <string.h>

     char *
     strdup(const char *str);

DESCRIPTION
     The strdup() function allocates sufficient memory for a copy of the
     string(3,n) str, does the copy, and returns a pointer to it.  The pointer may
     subsequently be used as an argument to the function free(3).

SEE ALSO
     calloc(3) malloc(3) realloc(3) free(3)

HISTORY
     The strdup() function currently under development.

BSD                             April 19, 1991                             BSD

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