get_extension (3) - Linux Man Pages

get_extension: Returns a pointer to the extension of a filename. Allegro game programming library.

NAME

get_extension - Returns a pointer to the extension of a filename. Allegro game programming library.

SYNOPSIS

#include <allegro.h>

char *get_extension(const char *filename);

DESCRIPTION

Finds out the extension of the filename (with or without path information). Example:

   get_executable_name(name, sizeof(name));
   allegro_message("The binary has the extension `%s'\n",
                   get_extension(name));

RETURN VALUE

Returns a pointer to the portion of `filename' where the extension starts, or a pointer to the trailing null character if there is no filename or it doesn't have extension.