|QECVT(3)||Linux Programmer's Manual||QECVT(3)|
NAMEqecvt, qfcvt, qgcvt - convert a floating-point number to a string
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):
DESCRIPTIONThe functions qecvt(), qfcvt() and qgcvt() are identical to ecvt(3), fcvt(3) and gcvt(3) respectively, except that they use a long double argument number. See ecvt(3) and gcvt(3).
Multithreading (see pthreads(7))The qecvt() and qfcvt() functions are not thread-safe.
The qgcvt() function is thread-safe.
CONFORMING TOSVr4. Not seen in most common UNIX implementations, but occurs in SunOS. Not supported by libc4 and libc5. Supported by glibc.
NOTESThese functions are obsolete. Instead, sprintf(3) is recommended.
SEE ALSOecvt(3), ecvt_r(3), gcvt(3), sprintf(3)
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