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fputwc(3C)		 Standard C Library Functions		    fputwc(3C)

NAME
       fputwc, putwc, putwchar - put wide-character code on a stream

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<stdio.h>
       #include	<wchar.h>

       wint_t fputwc(wchar_t wc, FILE*stream);

       wint_t putwc(wchar_t wc,	FILE*stream);

       #include	<wchar.h>

       wint_t putwchar(wchar_t wc);

DESCRIPTION
       The  fputwc()  function writes the character corresponding to the wide-
       character code wc to the	output stream pointed to by stream, at the po-
       sition  indicated  by  the  associated  file-position indicator for the
       stream (if defined), and	advances the indicator appropriately.  If  the
       file  cannot  support positioning requests, or if the stream was	opened
       with append mode, the character is appended to the output  stream.   If
       an  error  occurs  while	 writing the character,	the shift state	of the
       output file is left in an undefined state.

       The st_ctime and	st_mtime fields	of the file will be marked for	update
       between	the  successful	 execution of fputwc() and the next successful
       completion of a call to fflush(3C) or fclose(3C)	on the same stream  or
       a call to exit(2) or abort(3C).

       The  putwc()  function is equivalent to fputwc(), except	that it	is im-
       plemented as a macro.

       The  call  putwchar(wc)	is  equivalent	to  putwc(wc,	stdout).   The
       putwchar() routine is implemented as a macro.

RETURN VALUES
       Upon  successful	 completion,  fputwc(),	putwc(), and putwchar()	return
       wc. Otherwise, they return WEOF,	the error indicator for	the stream  is
       set, and	errno is set to	indicate the error.

ERRORS
       The fputwc(), putwc(), and putwchar() functions will fail if either the
       stream is unbuffered or data in the stream's buffer needs to  be	 writ-
       ten, and:

       EAGAIN
	     The  O_NONBLOCK  flag  is	set for	the file descriptor underlying
	     stream and	the process would be delayed in	the write operation.

       EBADF The file descriptor underlying stream is not  a  valid  file  de-
	     scriptor open for writing.

       EFBIG An	 attempt  was made to write to a file that exceeds the maximum
	     file size or the process's	file size limit; or the	file is	a reg-
	     ular  file	and an attempt was made	to write at or beyond the off-
	     set maximum associated with the corresponding stream.

       EINTR The write operation was terminated	due to the receipt of  a  sig-
	     nal, and no data was transferred.

       EIO   A	physical I/O error has occurred, or the	process	is a member of
	     a background process group	attempting to write to its controlling
	     terminal,	TOSTOP	is  set,  the  process is neither ignoring nor
	     blocking SIGTTOU, and the process group of	 the  process  is  or-
	     phaned.

       ENOSPC
	     There  was	 no  free space	remaining on the device	containing the
	     file.

       EPIPE An	attempt	is made	to write to a pipe or FIFO that	 is  not  open
	     for reading by any	process. A SIGPIPE signal will also be sent to
	     the process.

       The fputwc(), putwc(), and putwchar() functions may fail	if:

       ENOMEM
	     Insufficient storage space	is available.

       ENXIO A request was made	of a non-existent device, or the  request  was
	     outside the capabilities of the device.

       EILSEQ
	     The wide-character	code wc	does not correspond to a valid charac-
	     ter.

USAGE
       Functions exist for the putwc() and putwchar() macros. To get the func-
       tion form, the macro name must be undefined (for	example, #undef	putc).

       When the	macro form is used, putwc() evaluates the stream argument more
       than once. In particular, putwc(wc, *f++) does not work sensibly.   The
       fputwc()	function should	be used	instead	when evaluating	the stream ar-
       gument has side effects.

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |      ATTRIBUTE	TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       |MT-Level		     |MT-Safe			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

SEE ALSO
       exit(2),	 ulimit(2),  abort(3C),	 fclose(3C),  ferror(3C),  fflush(3C),
       fopen(3C), setbuf(3C), attributes(5)

SunOS 5.9			  3 Feb	1998			    fputwc(3C)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUES | ERRORS | USAGE | ATTRIBUTES | SEE ALSO

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