WCSDUP

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2003-11-01
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NAME

wcsdup - duplicate a wide-character string  

SYNOPSIS

#define _GNU_SOURCE

#include <wchar.h> wchar_t *wcsdup(const wchar_t *s);
 

DESCRIPTION

The wcsdup() function is the wide-character equivalent of the strdup() function. It allocates and returns a new wide-character string whose initial contents is a duplicate of the wide-character string pointed to by s.

Memory for the new wide-character string is obtained with malloc(3), and can be freed with free(3).  

RETURN VALUE

The wcsdup() function returns a pointer to the new wide-character string, or NULL if sufficient memory was not available.  

ERRORS

ENOMEM
Insufficient memory available to allocate duplicate string.
 

CONFORMING TO

This function is a GNU extension.  

SEE ALSO

strdup(3), wcscpy(3)


 

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