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NAME

wcsdup - duplicate a wide-character string

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description

SYNOPSIS



#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.

"CONFORMING TO"

This function is a GNU extension.

"SEE ALSO"

strdup(3), wcscpy(3)


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