MirBSD manpage: getline(3)

GETLINE(3)                 BSD Programmer's Manual                  GETLINE(3)


     getline - get a line from a stream


     #include <stdio.h>

     getline(char **buf, size_t *len, FILE *stream);


     The getline() function is a GNU extension and should not be used in new
     code. It is only implemented in MirBSD for compatibility reasons. Thus,
     no description is provided, but feel free to send us a diff. It basically
     does the same as fgetln(3), reallocating or resizing the *buf argument if
     necessary, and NUL-terminating the result.


     The getline() function was first introduced to BSD in MirBSD #10. It has
     since been added to IEEE Std 1003.1-2008 ("POSIX.1"). As it started as a
     GNU extension, definition of the _GNU_SOURCE preprocessor symbol used to
     be required for this function to be visible.

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