Schily's LIBRARY FUNCTIONS OFINDLINE(3)
ofindline() - finds a line with a matching field
ofindline() retrieves a line from an open file that has a
matching character string in the given field.
ofindline() fills in array with pointers to strings that
make up each field on the line. The strings are allocated
new storage. The field delimiter, delim, is used to break
up each line of the file into fields. string is the string
to match. fieldno is the field number to match. Fields are
numbered 0..n. array is an array of pointers to fill in.
arraysize is the size of array.
-1 no match.
-2 arg error. Returned only if the condition
findline_arg_err is handled and the handler returns.
-4 not enough memory to allocate space for files.
Returned only if the condition findline_storage is han-
dled and the handler returns.
Joerg Schilling Last change: 15. Juli 1988 1
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