FUNCTION::TEXT_STRN(3staA)collection of standard strFUNCTION::TEXT_STRN(3stap)

NAME function::text_strn - Escape any non-printable chars in a string

SYNOPSIS text_strn:string(input:string,len:long,quoted:long)

ARGUMENTS input the string to escape

len maximum length of string to return (0 implies MAXSTRINGLEN)

quoted put double quotes around the string. If input string is truncated it will have ... after the second quote

DESCRIPTION This function accepts a string of designated length, and any ASCII characters that are not printable are replaced by the corresponding escape sequence in the returned string.

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