const char * strrchr ( const char * str, int character ); char * strrchr ( char * str, int character );
Locate last occurrence of character in string
Returns a pointer to the last occurrence of character in the C string str.
The terminating null-character is considered part of the C string. Therefore, it can also be located to retrieve a pointer to the end of a string.
- C string.
- Character to be located. It is passed as its int promotion, but it is internally converted back to char.
A pointer to the last occurrence of character in str.
If the character is not found, the function returns a null pointer.
In C, this function is only declared as:
char * strrchr ( const char *, int );
instead of the two overloaded versions provided in C++.
/* strrchr example */
int main ()
char str = "This is a sample string";
char * pch;
printf ("Last occurence of 's' found at %d \n",pch-str+1);
Last occurrence of 's' found at 18
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