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MB_CUR_MAX(3) Linux Programmer's Manual MB_CUR_MAX(3)

NAME

MB_CUR_MAX - maximum length of a multibyte character in the current locale

SYNOPSIS

#include <stdlib.h>

DESCRIPTION

The MB_CUR_MAX macro defines an integer expression giving the maximum number of bytes needed to represent a single wide character in the current locale. This value is locale dependent and therefore not a compile-time constant.

RETURN VALUE

An integer in the range [1, MB_LEN_MAX]. The value 1 denotes traditional 8-bit encoded characters.

CONFORMING TO

POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C99.

SEE ALSO

MB_LEN_MAX(3), mblen(3), mbstowcs(3), mbtowc(3), wcstombs(3), wctomb(3)

COLOPHON

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2015-08-08 Linux