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/* strncmp -- compare two strings, stop after n bytes.
This function is in the public domain. */
@deftypefn Supplemental int strncmp (const char *@var{s1}, const char *@var{s2}, size_t @var{n})
Compares the first @var{n} bytes of two strings, returning a value as
@end deftypefn
#include <ansidecl.h>
#include <stddef.h>
strncmp(const char *s1, const char *s2, register size_t n)
register unsigned char u1, u2;
while (n-- > 0)
u1 = (unsigned char) *s1++;
u2 = (unsigned char) *s2++;
if (u1 != u2)
return u1 - u2;
if (u1 == '\0')
return 0;
return 0;