localeconv - get numeric formatting information
struct lconv *localeconv(void);
The localeconv() function returns a pointer to a struct lconv for
the current locale. This structure is shown in locale(7), and contains
all values associated with the locale categories LC_NUMERIC and
LC_MONETARY. Programs may also use the functions printf(3) and
strfmon(3), which behave according to the actual locale in use.
The localeconv() function returns a pointer to a filled in struct
lconv. This structure may be (in glibc, is) statically allocated,
and may be overwritten by subsequent calls. According to POSIX, the caller
should not modify the contents of this structure. The localeconv()
function always succeeds.
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
||MT-Unsafe race:localeconv locale
The printf(3) family of functions may or may not honor the current
This page is part of release 5.03 of the Linux man-pages project. A
description of the project, information about reporting bugs, and the latest
version of this page, can be found at https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.