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Linux 2.6 - man page for mb_cur_max (linux section 3)

MB_CUR_MAX(3)						     Linux Programmer's Manual						     MB_CUR_MAX(3)

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. It 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
C99, POSIX.1-2001.
SEE ALSO
MB_LEN_MAX(3), mblen(3), mbstowcs(3), mbtowc(3), wcstombs(3), wctomb(3)
COLOPHON
This page is part of release 3.27 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/. Linux 1999-07-04 MB_CUR_MAX(3)