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string::c_str

Return the underlying character array directly.

Synopsis
char const*
c_str() const;
Description

Returns a pointer to the underlying array serving as storage. The value returned is such that the range {c_str(), c_str() + size()} is always a valid range, even if the container is empty.

Complexity

Constant.

Remarks

The value returned from this function is never equal to nullptr.


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