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

NAME
wcsdup - duplicate a wide-character string SYNOPSIS
#include <wchar.h> wchar_t *wcsdup(const wchar_t *s); Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)): wcsdup(): Since glibc 2.10: _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200809L Before glibc 2.10: _GNU_SOURCE DESCRIPTION
The wcsdup() function is the wide-character equivalent of the strdup(3) function. It allocates and returns a new wide-character string whose initial contents is a duplicate of the wide-character string pointed to by s. Memory for the new wide-character string is obtained with malloc(3), and should be freed with free(3). RETURN VALUE
On success, wcsdup() returns a pointer to the new wide-character string. On error, it returns NULL, with errno set to indicate the cause of the error. ERRORS
ENOMEM Insufficient memory available to allocate duplicate string. ATTRIBUTES
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7). +----------+---------------+---------+ |Interface | Attribute | Value | +----------+---------------+---------+ |wcsdup() | Thread safety | MT-Safe | +----------+---------------+---------+ CONFORMING TO
POSIX.1-2008. This function is not specified in POSIX.1-2001, and is not widely available on other systems. SEE ALSO
strdup(3), wcscpy(3) COLOPHON
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WCSDUP(3P)						     POSIX Programmer's Manual							WCSDUP(3P)

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This manual page is part of the POSIX Programmer's Manual. The Linux implementation of this interface may differ (consult the correspond- ing Linux manual page for details of Linux behavior), or the interface may not be implemented on Linux. NAME
wcsdup -- duplicate a wide-character string SYNOPSIS
#include <wchar.h> wchar_t *wcsdup(const wchar_t *string); DESCRIPTION
The wcsdup() function is the wide-character equivalent of the strdup() function. The wcsdup() function shall return a pointer to a new wide-character string, allocated as if by a call to malloc(), which is the duplicate of the wide-character string string. The returned pointer can be passed to free(). A null pointer is returned if the new wide-character string cannot be created. RETURN VALUE
Upon successful completion, the wcsdup() function shall return a pointer to the newly allocated wide-character string. Otherwise, it shall return a null pointer and set errno to indicate the error. ERRORS
The wcsdup() function shall fail if: ENOMEM Memory large enough for the duplicate string could not be allocated. The following sections are informative. EXAMPLES
None. APPLICATION USAGE
For functions that allocate memory as if by malloc(), the application should release such memory when it is no longer required by a call to free(). For wcsdup(), this is the return value. RATIONALE
None. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
None. SEE ALSO
free(), strdup(), wcscpy() The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1-2008, <wchar.h> COPYRIGHT
Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2013 Edition, Standard for Information Technol- ogy -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 7, Copyright (C) 2013 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. (This is POSIX.1-2008 with the 2013 Technical Corrigendum 1 applied.) 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 Stan- dard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.unix.org/online.html . Any typographical or formatting errors that appear in this page are most likely to have been introduced during the conversion of the source files to man page format. To report such errors, see https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/reporting_bugs.html . IEEE
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