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Linux 2.6 - man page for getwchar (linux section 3posix)

GETWCHAR(P)			    POSIX Programmer's Manual			      GETWCHAR(P)

NAME
       getwchar - get a wide character from a stdin stream

SYNOPSIS
       #include <wchar.h>

       wint_t getwchar(void);

DESCRIPTION
       The getwchar() function shall be equivalent to getwc(stdin).

RETURN VALUE
       Refer to fgetwc() .

ERRORS
       Refer to fgetwc() .

       The following sections are informative.

EXAMPLES
       None.

APPLICATION USAGE
       If  the	wint_t value returned by getwchar() is stored into a variable of type wchar_t and
       then compared against the wint_t macro WEOF, the result may be incorrect.  Only the wint_t
       type is guaranteed to be able to represent any wide character and WEOF.

RATIONALE
       None.

FUTURE DIRECTIONS
       None.

SEE ALSO
       fgetwc() , getwc() , the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <wchar.h>

COPYRIGHT
       Portions  of  this  text  are  reprinted  and  reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std
       1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology  --  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 orig-
       inal Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .

IEEE/The Open Group			       2003				      GETWCHAR(P)


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