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WCSTOMBS(3)            FreeBSD Library Functions Manual            WCSTOMBS(3)

NAME
     wcstombs - convert a wide-character string to a character string

LIBRARY
     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <stdlib.h>

     size_t
     wcstombs(char * restrict mbstring, const wchar_t * restrict wcstring,
         size_t nbytes);

DESCRIPTION
     The wcstombs() function converts a wide character string wcstring into a
     multibyte character string, mbstring, beginning in the initial conversion
     state.  Up to nbytes bytes are stored in mbstring.  Partial multibyte
     characters at the end of the string are not stored.  The multibyte
     character string is null terminated if there is room.

RETURN VALUES
     The wcstombs() function returns the number of bytes converted (not
     including any terminating null), if successful, otherwise it returns
     (size_t)-1.

ERRORS
     The wcstombs() function will fail if:

     [EILSEQ]           An invalid wide character was encountered.

     [EINVAL]           The conversion state is invalid.

SEE ALSO
     mbstowcs(3), multibyte(3), wcsrtombs(3), wctomb(3)

STANDARDS
     The wcstombs() function conforms to ISO/IEC 9899:1999 (``ISO C99'').

FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE          April 8, 2004         FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

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