getwchar − read a wide character from standard input


     wint_t getwchar(void);

The function is the wide‐character equivalent of the
function.  It reads a wide character from stdin and returns
it.  If the end of stream is reached, or if ferror(stdin)
becomes true, it returns If a wide‐character conversion
error occurs, it sets errno to EILSEQ and returns

     For a nonlocking counterpart, see

The function returns the next wide‐character from standard
input, or

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see

│Interface Attribute     Value   │
│          │ Thread safety MT‐Safe │

POSIX.1‐2001, POSIX.1‐2008, C99.

The behavior of depends on the LC_CTYPE category of the
current locale.

     It is reasonable to expect that will actually read a
multibyte sequence from standard input and then convert it
to a wide character.

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