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GETCHAR(3P)                 POSIX Programmer's Manual                GETCHAR(3P)



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NAME
       getchar - get a byte from a stdin stream

SYNOPSIS
       #include <stdio.h>

       int getchar(void);


DESCRIPTION
       The getchar() function shall be equivalent to getc(stdin).

RETURN VALUE
       Refer to fgetc().

ERRORS
       Refer to fgetc().

       The following sections are informative.

EXAMPLES
       None.

APPLICATION USAGE
       If the integer value returned by getchar() is stored into a variable of
       type char and then compared against the integer constant EOF, the
       comparison may never succeed, because sign-extension of a variable of
       type char on widening to integer is implementation-defined.

RATIONALE
       None.

FUTURE DIRECTIONS
       None.

SEE ALSO
       getc(), the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <stdio.h>

COPYRIGHT
       Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form
       from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology
       -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base
       Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of
       Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the
       event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and
       The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is
       the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at
       http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .



IEEE/The Open Group                   2003                           GETCHAR(3P)

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