PYTHON strcmp

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Python replacement for PHP's strcmp [ edit | history ]
# Python 2.x only, removed in 3.0:
cmp(str1, str2)

# Python 3.x:
(str1 > str2) - (str1 < str2)

PHP strcmp

PHP original manual for strcmp [ show | php.net ]

strcmp

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

strcmpBinary safe string comparison

Description

int strcmp ( string $str1 , string $str2 )

Note that this comparison is case sensitive.

Parameters

str1

The first string.

str2

The second string.

Return Values

Returns < 0 if str1 is less than str2 ; > 0 if str1 is greater than str2 , and 0 if they are equal.

See Also

  • preg_match() - Perform a regular expression match
  • strcasecmp() - Binary safe case-insensitive string comparison
  • substr() - Return part of a string
  • stristr() - Case-insensitive strstr
  • strncasecmp() - Binary safe case-insensitive string comparison of the first n characters
  • strncmp() - Binary safe string comparison of the first n characters
  • strstr() - Find first occurrence of a string