MB_CUR_MAX(3) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

MB_CUR_MAX - maximum length of a multibyte character in the current locale  

SYNOPSIS

#include <stdlib.h>
 

DESCRIPTION

The MB_CUR_MAX macro defines an integer expression giving the maximum number of bytes needed to represent a single wide character in the current locale. It is locale dependent and therefore not a compile-time constant.  

RETURN VALUE

An integer >= 1 and <= MB_LEN_MAX. The value 1 denotes traditional 8-bit encoded characters.  

CONFORMING TO

ANSI C, POSIX.1  

SEE ALSO

MB_LEN_MAX(3), mblen(3), mbtowc(3), mbstowcs(3), wctomb(3), wcstombs(3)