is there an easier way?

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Mon Feb 18 23:20:58 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-02-18 at 18:19 -0500, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-02-18 at 15:03 -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> > 	To my fellow C nerds,
> > 
> > 	It's been a  great manny years since I wrote this appended
> > 	snippet.  Now I can't remember why (of if ) I need all the
> > 	strcpy() calls.   Is there a simpler, more logical way of 
> > 	printing a bunch of string by snipping off the left-most?
> > 
> > 	In short,, can anyone 'splain why strtok needs all this?
> Here are two examples, one with dynamically allocated memory, and one
> with static memory.  You need the copy so that you allocate writable
> space for strtok() to fill in the NUL bytes.  I imagine there are even
> better/easier ways, but both of these work okay.

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