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QUERYLOCALE(3)						   BSD Library Functions Manual 					    QUERYLOCALE(3)

NAME
querylocale -- Look up the locale name for a specified category LIBRARY
Standard C Library (libc, -lc) SYNOPSIS
#include <xlocale.h> const char * querylocale(int mask, locale_t locale); DESCRIPTION
Returns the name of the locale for the category specified by mask. This possible values for the mask are the same as those in newlocale(3). If more than one bit in the mask is set, the returned value is undefined. SEE ALSO
duplocale(3), freelocale(3), localeconv(3), newlocale(3), uselocale(3), xlocale(3) BSD
May 3, 2013 BSD

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DUPLOCALE(3)						   BSD Library Functions Manual 					      DUPLOCALE(3)

NAME
duplocale -- duplicate an locale LIBRARY
Standard C Library (libc, -lc) SYNOPSIS
#include <xlocale.h> locale_t duplocale(locale_t locale); DESCRIPTION
Duplicates an existing locale_t returning a new locale_t that refers to the same locale values but has an independent internal state. Vari- ous functions, such as mblen(3) require a persistent state. These functions formerly used static variables and calls to them from multiple threads had undefined behavior. They now use fields in the locale_t associated with the current thread by uselocale(3). These calls are therefore only thread safe on threads with a unique per-thread locale. The locale returned by this call must be freed with freelocale(3). SEE ALSO
freelocale(3), localeconv(3), newlocale(3), querylocale(3), uselocale(3), xlocale(3) STANDARDS
This function conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-2008 (``POSIX.1''). BUGS
Ideally, uselocale(3) should make a copy of the locale_t implicitly to ensure thread safety, and a copy of the global locale should be installed lazily on each thread. The FreeBSD implementation does not do this, for compatibility with Darwin. BSD
September 17, 2011 BSD
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