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MB_LEN_MAX

MB_LEN_MAX

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3) Updated: 1999-07-04
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NAME

MB_LEN_MAX - maximum multibyte length of a character across all locales  

SYNOPSIS

#include <limits.h>
 

DESCRIPTION

The MB_LEN_MAX macro is the upper bound for the number of bytes needed to represent a single wide character, across all locales.  

RETURN VALUE

A constant integer greater than zero.  

CONFORMING TO

C99, POSIX.1-2001.  

NOTES

The entities MB_LEN_MAX and sizeof(wchar_t) are totally unrelated. In glibc, MB_LEN_MAX is typically 6 while sizeof(wchar_t) is 4.  

SEE ALSO

MB_CUR_MAX(3)  

COLOPHON

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