php: strcmp

strcmp — Binary safe string comparison

reject note Description

int strcmp ( string $str1 , string $str2 )

Note that this comparison is case sensitive.

reject note Parameters

The first string.


The second string.

reject note Return Values

Returns < 0 if str1 is less than str2; > 0 if str1 is greater than str2, and 0 if they are equal.

reject note See Also
  • strcasecmp() – Binary safe case-insensitive string comparison
  • preg_match() – Perform a regular expression match
  • substr_compare() – Binary safe comparison of two strings from an offset, up to length characters
  • strncmp() – Binary safe string comparison of the first n characters
  • strstr() – Find the first occurrence of a string
  • substr() – Return part of a string

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