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int strcmp( const char *str1, const char *str2 );

The function strcmp() compares str1 and str2, then returns:

Return value Explanation
------------ -----------
less than 0 str1 is less than str2
equal to 0 str1 is equal to str2
greater than 0 str1 is greater than str2

printf( "Enter your name: " );
scanf( "%s", name );
if( strcmp( name, "Mary" ) == 0 )
  printf( "Hello, Dr. Mary!\n" );

Related Topics:
memcmp(), strchr(), strcpy(), strncmp()

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