wcscmp man page

wcscmp — compare two wide-character strings

Synopsis

#include <wchar.h>

int wcscmp(const wchar_t *s1, const wchar_t *s2);

Description

The wcscmp() function is the wide-character equivalent of the strcmp(3) function. It compares the wide-character string pointed to by s1 and the wide-character string pointed to by s2.

Return Value

The wcscmp() function returns zero if the wide-character strings at s1 and s2 are equal. It returns an integer greater than zero if at the first differing position i, the corresponding wide-character s1[i] is greater than s2[i]. It returns an integer less than zero if at the first differing position i, the corresponding wide-character s1[i] is less than s2[i].

Attributes

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

InterfaceAttributeValue
wcscmp()Thread safetyMT-Safe

Conforming to

POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C99.

See Also

strcmp(3), wcscasecmp(3), wmemcmp(3)

Colophon

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Referenced By

fwcscmp(3), fwcscmpi(3), strcmp(3), wcscasecmp(3), wmemcmp(3).

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