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Revision 1.5, Sat Jan 24 16:58:54 2004 UTC (16 years, 4 months ago) by wiz
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, netbsd-3-base, netbsd-3-1-RELEASE, netbsd-3-1-RC4, netbsd-3-1-RC3, netbsd-3-1-RC2, netbsd-3-1-RC1, netbsd-3-1-1-RELEASE, netbsd-3-1, netbsd-3-0-RELEASE, netbsd-3-0-RC6, netbsd-3-0-RC5, netbsd-3-0-RC4, netbsd-3-0-RC3, netbsd-3-0-RC2, netbsd-3-0-RC1, netbsd-3-0-3-RELEASE, netbsd-3-0-2-RELEASE, netbsd-3-0-1-RELEASE, netbsd-3-0, netbsd-3, netbsd-2-base, netbsd-2-1-RELEASE, netbsd-2-1-RC6, netbsd-2-1-RC5, netbsd-2-1-RC4, netbsd-2-1-RC3, netbsd-2-1-RC2, netbsd-2-1-RC1, netbsd-2-1, netbsd-2-0-base, netbsd-2-0-RELEASE, netbsd-2-0-RC5, netbsd-2-0-RC4, netbsd-2-0-RC3, netbsd-2-0-RC2, netbsd-2-0-RC1, netbsd-2-0-3-RELEASE, netbsd-2-0-2-RELEASE, netbsd-2-0-1-RELEASE, netbsd-2-0, netbsd-2, abandoned-netbsd-4-base, abandoned-netbsd-4
Changes since 1.4: +4 -5 lines

Lots of grammar and wording changes from jmc@openbsd, with some
additional consistency changes by me.

.\" $NetBSD: wctype.3,v 1.5 2004/01/24 16:58:54 wiz Exp $
.\"
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.Dd March 4, 2003
.Dt WCTYPE 3
.Os
.\" ----------------------------------------------------------------------
.Sh NAME
.Nm wctype
.Nd get character class identifier by name
.\" ----------------------------------------------------------------------
.Sh LIBRARY
.Lb libc
.\" ----------------------------------------------------------------------
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.In wctype.h
.Ft wctype_t
.Fn wctype "const char *charclass"
.\" ----------------------------------------------------------------------
.Sh DESCRIPTION
The
.Fn wctype
function returns a character class identifier corresponding to the
locale-specific character class name
.Fa charclass .
This identifier can be used in subsequent calls of
.Fn iswctype .
The following names are defined in all locales:
.Bd -literal -offset indent
alnum alpha blank cntrl digit graph
lower print punct space upper xdigit
.Ed
.Pp
The behaviour of
.Fn wctype
is affected by the
.Dv LC_CTYPE
category of the current locale.
.\" ----------------------------------------------------------------------
.Sh RETURN VALUES
.Fn wcttype
returns:
.Bl -tag -width 012345678901
.It 0
If
.Fa charclass
does not correspond to a valid character class name.
.It non-zero
A character class identifier corresponding to
.Fa charclass .
.El
.Pp
Note: wctype_t is a scalar type, e.g., a pointer.
.\" ----------------------------------------------------------------------
.Sh ERRORS
No errors are defined.
.\" ----------------------------------------------------------------------
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr iswctype 3 ,
.Xr setlocale 3 ,
.Xr towctrans 3 ,
.Xr wctrans 3
.\" ----------------------------------------------------------------------
.Sh STANDARDS
The
.Fn wctype
function conforms to
.St -isoC-amd1 .