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setcat(3C)																setcat(3C)

NAME
setcat() - set the default message catalog SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
The routine sets the default message catalog for use by other formatting routines (see gettxt(3C) and pfmt(3C)). msgcat specifies the file to use as the default catalog. The file name is limited to 14 characters. No checking is done to make sure that the file exists. The value of msgcat determines what happens to the default message catalog: string Sets the default message catalog to string. NULL Returns a pointer to the current default message catalog. The default catalog is not changed. empty string Resets to no catalog. RETURN VALUE
Upon successful completion, returns a pointer to the default catalog. Otherwise, returns a NULL pointer. EXAMPLES
The following example gets its message from the message catalog file: WARNINGS
Obsolescent Interfaces is to be obsoleted at a future date. SEE ALSO
gettxt(3C), pfmt(3C), setlocale(3C), pfmt(3C), thread_safety(5). STANDARDS COMPLIANCE
TO BE OBSOLETED setcat(3C)

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