Removing null terminator from a string

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    Removing null terminator from a string

    Hey all,

    I'm new to C and am stuck...

    I have written the following code:
    ...
    char * token[32];
    token[0] = strtok(input," ");
    char * p;
    int i = 1;
    while (p = strtok(NULL, " "))
    token[i++] = p;
    ...
    and would like to remove the \n character from token[i-1].

    Anyone know how to do this?

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    strtok(NULL, " \n")
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    Nice! I actually didn't think of that at all.

    Thanks!

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    It seems that you've got a couple of terms confused:

    '\n' is a newline character.
    '\0' is a null terminator (or null byte, or null character).

    A null terminator marks the end of a string (without a null terminator, you don't have a string). A newline marks the end of a line, and of course isn't a necessary part of a string the way a null terminator is.

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