Name

wcsspn — advance in a wide-character string, skipping any of a set of wide characters

Synopsis

        #include <wchar.h>
size_t wcsspn( const wchar_t *wcs,
  const wchar_t *accept);
 

DESCRIPTION

The wcsspn() function is the wide-character equivalent of the strspn(3) function. It determines the length of the longest initial segment of wcs which consists entirely of wide-characters listed in accept. In other words, it searches for the first occurrence in the wide-character string wcs of a wide-character not contained in the wide-character string accept.

RETURN VALUE

The wcsspn() function returns the number of wide characters in the longest initial segment of wcs which consists entirely of wide-characters listed in accept. In other words, it returns the position of the first occurrence in the wide-character string wcs of a wide-character not contained in the wide-character string accept, or wcslen(wcs) if there is none.

ATTRIBUTES

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

Interface Attribute Value
wcsspn() Thread safety MT-Safe

CONFORMING TO

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

SEE ALSO

strspn(3), wcscspn(3)

COLOPHON

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References consulted:
  GNU glibc-2 source code and manual
  Dinkumware C library reference http://www.dinkumware.com/
  OpenGroup's Single UNIX specification http://www.UNIX-systems.org/online.html
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