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    Lightbulb Function to validate a string with space

    Hi friends,
    Is there any inbuilt function other than strncmp which can evaluate a string as given below,
    array[10]={""}; --> has no values
    array[10]={" "}; --> contains 12 spaces
    array[10]={"1234567890"}; --> contains 12 char values
    array[10]={"a3cvvae3"}; --> contains alp-num values

    my requirement is " if all 10 values are spaces print 1 else if it contains some values print 2 else print 3.

    if i use strlen, even space is counted !

    I know that i can evaluate using for loop by checking 1 by 1 char, and using strcmp function, is there any other way ??


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    i = memcmp(array,"          ",10)==0 ? 2 : array[0]=='\0' ? 3 : 1 ;

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