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NAME

MB_CUR_MAX - maximum length of a multibyte character in the current locale

SYNOPSIS

#include <stdlib.h>

DESCRIPTION

The MB_CUR_MAX macro defines an integer expression giving the maximum number of bytes needed to represent a single wide character in the current locale. This value is locale dependent and therefore not a compile-time constant.

RETURN VALUE

An integer in the range [1, MB_LEN_MAX]. The value 1 denotes traditional 8-bit encoded characters.

CONFORMING TO

POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C99.

COLOPHON

This page is part of release 5.00 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, information about reporting bugs, and the latest version of this page, can be found at https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.
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