wmemchr - Man Page

search a wide character in a wide-character array


#include <wchar.h>

wchar_t *wmemchr(const wchar_t *s, wchar_t c, size_t n);


The wmemchr() function is the wide-character equivalent of the memchr(3) function. It searches the n wide characters starting at s for the first occurrence of the wide character c.

Return Value

The wmemchr() function returns a pointer to the first occurrence of c among the n wide characters starting at s, or NULL if c does not occur among these.


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

wmemchr()Thread safetyMT-Safe

Conforming to

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

See Also

memchr(3), wcschr(3)


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Referenced By

memchr(3), signal-safety(7), wcschr(3).

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