Manpage of MB_LEN_MAX

MB_LEN_MAX

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2015-07-23
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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_MAXmacro is the upper bound for the number of bytes needed to represent a single wide character, in any of the supported locales.  

RETURN VALUE

A constant integer greater than zero.  

CONFORMING TO

POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C99.  

NOTES

The entities MB_LEN_MAXand sizeof(wchar_t)are totally unrelated. In glibc, MB_LEN_MAXis typically 16 (6 in glibc versions earlier than 2.2) while sizeof(wchar_t)is 4.  

SEE ALSO

MB_CUR_MAX(3)


 

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