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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     catgets -- retrieve string from message catalog

LIBRARY    [Toc]    [Back]

     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     #include <nl_types.h>

     char *
     catgets(nl_catd catd, int set_id, int msg_id, const char *s);

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     The catgets() function attempts to retrieve message msg_id of set set_id
     from the message catalog referenced by the descriptor catd.  The argument
     s points to a default message which is returned if the function is unable
     to retrieve the specified message.

RETURN VALUES    [Toc]    [Back]

     If the specified message was retrieved successfully, catgets() returns a
     pointer to an internal buffer containing the message string; otherwise it
     returns s.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

     gencat(1), catclose(3), catopen(3)

STANDARDS    [Toc]    [Back]

     The catgets() function conforms to X/Open Portability Guide Issue 4

FreeBSD 5.2.1			 May 29, 1994			 FreeBSD 5.2.1
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