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NAME

catgets - retrieve string from message catalog

CONTENTS

Library
Synopsis
Description
Return Values
Errors
See Also
Standards

LIBRARY


.Lb libc

SYNOPSIS


.In nl_types.h char * catgets "nl_catd catd" "int set_id" "int msg_id" "const char *s"

DESCRIPTION

The catgets function attempts to retrieve message msg_id of set set_id from the message catalog referenced by the descriptor catd. The argument s points to a default message which is returned if the function is unable to retrieve the specified message.

RETURN VALUES

If the specified message was retrieved successfully, catgets returns a pointer to an internal buffer containing the message string; otherwise it returns s.

ERRORS

[EBADF]
The catd argument is not a valid message catalog descriptor.
[EBADMSG]
The message identified by set_id and msg_id is not in the message catalog.

SEE ALSO

gencat(1), catclose(3), catopen(3)

STANDARDS


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