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<refentry id="serialize_str"> <!-- ID for references -->

<refentrytitle>serialize_str</refentrytitle> <!-- title shown in references -->
<manvolnum>3</manvolnum></refmeta> <!-- man volume id (3 for libraries) -->

<refname>serialize_str</refname> <!-- function name -->
<refpurpose>string serialization</refpurpose> <!-- short function description -->

#include &lt;cds/serialize.h&gt; <!-- included headers -->

<funcprototype> <!-- function prototype -->
  <funcdef>int <function>serialize_str</function></funcdef>
  <paramdef>sstream_t *<parameter>ss</parameter></paramdef>
  <paramdef>str_t *<parameter>s</parameter></paramdef>


<para>Serializes string. This means that in the case of input stream this
functions reads string from the stream (allocated using cds_malloc),
in the case of output stream it
writes the given string into that stream.
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<refsect1><title>Return value</title>
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Returns 0 on success, non-zero on error.

<refsect1><title>See Also</title>
<xref linkend="sstream_t"/>, 
<xref linkend="serialize_int"/>, 
<xref linkend="serialize_uint"/>, 
<xref linkend="serialize_char"/>, 
<xref linkend="serialize_uchar"/>
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