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

NAME
       wcscmp - compare two wide-character strings

SYNOPSIS
       #include <wchar.h>

       int wcscmp(const wchar_t *ws1, const wchar_t *ws2);

DESCRIPTION
       The  wcscmp()  function	shall  compare the wide-character string pointed to by ws1 to the
       wide-character string 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-character codes that differ in the objects
       being compared.

RETURN VALUE
       Upon completion, wcscmp() shall return an integer greater than, equal to, or less than  0,
       if the wide-character string pointed to by ws1 is greater than, equal to, or less than the
       wide-character string pointed to by ws2, respectively.

ERRORS
       No errors are defined.

       The following sections are informative.

EXAMPLES
       None.

APPLICATION USAGE
       None.

RATIONALE
       None.

FUTURE DIRECTIONS
       None.

SEE ALSO
       wcsncmp() , 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					WCSCMP(P)
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