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libpw(3)							      libpw(3)

       libpw,  libPW,  Programmers_Workbench_Library  -	 Provide functions for
       compatibility with existing programs

       Programmers Workbench Library (libPW.a)

       The libpw functions are provided for compatibility with	existing  pro‐
       grams.	Their  use  in	new  programs  is not recommended.  Determines
       whether string contains character.  Determines the offset in string1 of
       the first character that also occurs in string2.	 Determines the offset
       in string of the first character in the string end that occurs  outside
       of  a  balanced	string as defined by open and close.  Concatenates the
       source strings and copies them to destination.	Defaults  the  cleanup
       routine.	  Puts	the  full pathname of the current directory in string.
       Determines which directory contains the file p.	General purpose	 error
       handler.	  Same	as  the	 stdio fdopen() function.  Forces a core dump.
       Determines if the string	 pref  is  an  initial	substring  of  string.
       Determines  the	offset	of the first occurrence in string1 of string2.
       Creates a lock file.  Returns caller's login name.  Copies the first  n
       characters  of  string1	to string2.  Converts string to integer.  Con‐
       verts string to long.  Sets destination to  string  repeated  n	times.
       Replaces	 each occurrence of the character old in string with the char‐
       acter new.  Converts string to integer and saves	 it  in	 *ip.	Causes
       signals to be caught by the setsig1() function.	General purpose signal
       handling routine.  Gets a pointer to the simple name of	full  pathname
       s.   Finds the end of string.  Places a substring of string s in desti‐
       nation using the offset origin and length.  Copies string s into desti‐
       nation and replaces any character in old with the corresponding charac‐
       ters in new.  Deletes the lock file.  Gets the user's login  directory.
       Defaults	 user  exit  routine.  Gets the user's login name.  Determines
       the offset in string1 of the  first  character  that  is	 not  also  in
       string2.	  Allocates memory.  Creates a file.  Frees memory.  Frees all
       memory.	Links files.  Calls the fatal() function with  an  appropriate
       error  message.	 Opens	a  file.  Creates a pipe.  Removes a directory
       entry.  Writes n bytes to the file  associated  with  fd	 from  buffer.
       Zeros  n bytes starting at address p.  Replaces the initial blanks with
       the character '0' in string s.


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