WCSCMP(P) POSIX Programmer's Manual WCSCMP(P)
wcscmp - compare two wide-character strings
int wcscmp(const wchar_t *ws1, const wchar_t *ws2);
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
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.
No errors are defined.
The following sections are informative.
wcsncmp() , 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 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 .
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