Defined in header <cstring>
const char* strrchr( const char* str, int ch );
      char* strrchr(       char* str, int ch );

Finds the last occurrence of ch (after conversion to char) in the byte string pointed to by str. The terminating null character is considered to be a part of the string and can be found if searching for '\0'.


str - pointer to the null-terminated byte string to be analyzed
ch - character to search for

Return value

Pointer to the found character in str, or null pointer if no such character is found.


#include <cstring>
#include <iostream>
int main()
    char input[] = "/home/user/hello.c";
    char* output = std::strrchr(input, '/');
    if (output)
        std::cout << output + 1 << '\n';



See also

finds the first occurrence of a character
finds the last occurrence of a wide character in a wide string
find the last occurrence of a substring
(public member function of std::basic_string<CharT,Traits,Allocator>)
C documentation for strrchr

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