|WCTOB(3)||Linux Programmer's Manual||WCTOB(3)|
NAMEwctob - try to represent a wide character as a single byte
int wctob(wint_t c );
DESCRIPTIONThe wctob() function tests whether the multibyte representation of the wide character c, starting in the initial state, consists of a single byte. If so, it is returned as an unsigned char.
Never use this function. It cannot help you in writing internationalized programs. Internationalized programs must never distinguish single-byte and multibyte characters.
RETURN VALUEThe wctob() function returns the single-byte representation of c, if it exists, of EOF otherwise.
NOTESThe behavior of wctob() depends on the LC_CTYPE category of the current locale.
This function should never be used. Internationalized programs must never distinguish single-byte and multibyte characters. Use either wctomb(3) or the thread-safe wcrtomb(3) instead.
SEE ALSObtowc(3), wcrtomb(3), wctomb(3)
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