FUNCTION::SUBSTR(3stap) A collection of standard strin FUNCTION::SUBSTR(3stap)

NAME function::substr - Returns a substring

SYNOPSIS substr:string(str:string,start:long,length:long)

ARGUMENTS str the string to take a substring from

start starting position of the extracted string (first character is 0)

length length of string to return

DESCRIPTION Returns the substring of the given string at the given start position with the given length (or smaller if the length of the original string is less than start + length, or length is bigger than MAXSTRINGLEN).

SystemTap Tapset Reference October 2012 FUNCTION::SUBSTR(3stap)