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Revision 1.11, Thu Oct 5 22:34:52 2006 UTC (13 years, 1 month ago) by rillig
Branch: MAIN
CVS Tags: wrstuden-fixsa-newbase, wrstuden-fixsa-base-1, wrstuden-fixsa-base, wrstuden-fixsa, netbsd-4-base, netbsd-4-0-RELEASE, netbsd-4-0-RC5, netbsd-4-0-RC4, netbsd-4-0-RC3, netbsd-4-0-RC2, netbsd-4-0-RC1, netbsd-4-0-1-RELEASE, netbsd-4-0, netbsd-4
Changes since 1.10: +4 -4 lines

Fixed the wording of the <ctype.h> character classification functions by
always using "function" instead of "macro".

Changed "undefined result" into "undefined behavior" for argument values
outside the valid range. Since the character table is allocated via
malloc(), it _may_ happen that it starts at a page boundary, so that
negative values for the argument result in a segmentation fault. In that
case, there is no result at all.

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.\"     @(#)isprint.3	5.2 (Berkeley) 6/29/91
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.Dd October 6, 2006
.Dt ISPRINT 3
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm isprint
.Nd printing character test (space character inclusive)
.Sh LIBRARY
.Lb libc
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.In ctype.h
.Ft int
.Fn isprint "int c"
.Sh DESCRIPTION
The
.Fn isprint
function tests for any printing character including space (' ').
.Sh RETURN VALUES
The
.Fn isprint
function returns zero if the character tests false and
returns non-zero if the character tests true.
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr isalnum 3 ,
.Xr isalpha 3 ,
.Xr isascii 3 ,
.Xr isblank 3 ,
.Xr iscntrl 3 ,
.Xr isdigit 3 ,
.Xr isgraph 3 ,
.Xr islower 3 ,
.Xr ispunct 3 ,
.Xr isspace 3 ,
.Xr isupper 3 ,
.Xr isxdigit 3 ,
.Xr stdio 3 ,
.Xr toascii 3 ,
.Xr tolower 3 ,
.Xr toupper 3 ,
.Xr ascii 7
.Sh STANDARDS
The
.Fn isprint
function conforms to
.St -ansiC .
.Sh CAVEATS
The argument to
.Fn isprint
must be
.Dv EOF
or representable as an
.Li unsigned char ;
otherwise, the behavior is undefined.