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_tolower — transliterate uppercase characters to lowercase
int _tolower(int c);
The _tolower() macro shall be equivalent to tolower(c) except that the application shall ensure that the argument c is an uppercase letter.
Upon successful completion, _tolower() shall return the lowercase letter corresponding to the argument passed.
No errors are defined.
The following sections are informative.
Applications should use the tolower() function instead of the obsolescent _tolower() function.
The _tolower() function may be removed in a future version.
The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1-2008, Chapter 7, Locale, <ctype.h>
Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2013 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 7, Copyright (C) 2013 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. (This is POSIX.1-2008 with the 2013 Technical Corrigendum 1 applied.) In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.unix.org/online.html .
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