Manpage of LOCALECONV

LOCALECONV

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2015-03-02
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NAME

localeconv - get numeric formatting information  

SYNOPSIS

#include <locale.h>struct lconv *localeconv(void);
 

DESCRIPTION

The localeconv() function returns a pointer to a struct lconvfor the current locale. This structure is shown in locale(7), and contains all values associated with the locale categories LC_NUMERICand LC_MONETARY. Programs may also use the functions printf(3) and strfmon(3), which behave according to the actual locale in use.  

RETURN VALUE

The localeconv() function returns a pointer to a filled in struct lconv. This structure may be (in glibc, is) statically allocated, and may be overwritten by subsequent calls. According to POSIX, the caller should not modify the contents of this structure. The localeconv() function always succeeds.  

ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
InterfaceAttributeValue
localeconv() Thread safetyMT-Unsafe race:localeconv locale
 

CONFORMING TO

C89, C99.  

BUGS

The printf(3) family of functions may or may not honor the current locale.  

SEE ALSO

locale(1), localedef(1), isalpha(3), nl_langinfo(3), setlocale(3), strcoll(3), strftime(3), locale(7)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ATTRIBUTES
CONFORMING TO
BUGS
SEE ALSO

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