wcsdup(3)

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(3) 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 should 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

POSIX.1-2008. This function is not specified in POSIX.1-2001, and is not widely available on other systems.

SEE ALSO

strdup(3), wcscpy(3), feature_test_macros(7)

COLOPHON

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