MB_CUR_MAX

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2015-08-08
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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)  

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