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

NAME

     fgetws - read a wide-character string from a FILE stream

SYNOPSIS

     #include <wchar.h>
     wchar_t *fgetws(wchar_t *ws, int n, FILE *stream);

DESCRIPTION

     The  fgetws() function is the wide-character equivalent of the fgets(3)
     function.  It reads a string of at most n-1 wide  characters  into  the
     wide-character array pointed to by ws, and adds a terminating null wide
     character (L'\0').  It stops  reading  wide  characters  after  it  has
     encountered  and  stored  a newline wide character.  It also stops when
     end of stream is reached.
     The programmer must ensure that there is room for at least n wide char-
     acters at ws.
     For a nonlocking counterpart, see unlocked_stdio(3).

RETURN VALUE

     The fgetws() function, if successful, returns ws.  If end of stream was
     already reached or if an error occurred, it returns NULL.

ATTRIBUTES

     For  an  explanation  of  the  terms  used   in   this   section,   see
     attributes(7).
     +----------+---------------+---------+
     |Interface | Attribute     | Value   |
     +----------+---------------+---------+
     |fgetws()  | Thread safety | MT-Safe |
     +----------+---------------+---------+

CONFORMING TO

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

NOTES

     The  behavior  of fgetws() depends on the LC_CTYPE category of the cur-
     rent locale.
     In the absence of additional information passed to the  fopen(3)  call,
     it is reasonable to expect that fgetws() will actually read a multibyte
     string from the stream and then convert it to a wide-character  string.
     This  function  is unreliable, because it does not permit to deal prop-
     erly with null wide characters that may be present in the input.

SEE ALSO

     fgetwc(3), unlocked_stdio(3)

COLOPHON

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GNU 2015-08-08 FGETWS(3)

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