getw, putw — input and output of words (ints)
getw() reads a word (that
is, an int) from
stream. It's provided for
compatibility with SVr4. We recommend you use fread(3) instead.
putw() writes the word
w (that is, an
stream. It is provided for
compatibility with SVr4, but we recommend you use fwrite(3) instead.
getw() returns the
word read, and
0. On error, they return
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
The value returned on error is also a legitimate data value. ferror(3) can be used to distinguish between the two cases.
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