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CATGETS(3)		 BSD Library Functions Manual		    CATGETS(3)

NAME
     catgets --	retrieve string	from message catalog

LIBRARY
     Standard C	Library	(libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <nl_types.h>

     char *
     catgets(nl_catd catd, int set_id, int msg_id, const char *s);

DESCRIPTION
     The catgets() function attempts to	retrieve message msg_id	of set set_id
     from the message catalog referenced by the	descriptor catd.  The argument
     s points to a default message which is returned if	the function is	unable
     to	retrieve the specified message.

RETURN VALUES
     If	the specified message was retrieved successfully, catgets() returns a
     pointer to	an internal buffer containing the message string; otherwise it
     returns s.

SEE ALSO
     gencat(1),	catclose(3), catopen(3)

STANDARDS
     The catgets() function conforms to	X/Open Portability Guide Issue 4
     ("XPG4").

BSD				 May 29, 1994				   BSD

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