WCSNCMP(3P) POSIX Programmer's Manual WCSNCMP(3P)
This manual page is part of the POSIX Programmer's Manual. The Linux implementation of this interface may differ (consult the correspond-
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wcsncmp - compare part of two wide-character strings
int wcsncmp(const wchar_t *ws1, const wchar_t *ws2, size_t n);
The wcsncmp() function shall compare not more than n wide-character codes (wide-character codes that follow a null wide-character code are
not compared) from the array pointed to by ws1 to the array pointed to by ws2.
The sign of a non-zero return value shall be determined by the sign of the difference between the values of the first pair of wide-charac-
ter codes that differ in the objects being compared.
Upon successful completion, wcsncmp() shall return an integer greater than, equal to, or less than 0, if the possibly null-terminated array
pointed to by ws1 is greater than, equal to, or less than the possibly null-terminated array pointed to by ws2, respectively.
No errors are defined.
The following sections are informative.
wcscmp(), the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <wchar.h>
Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technol-
ogy -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of
Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE
and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained
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