wctob - try to represent a wide character as a single byte
int wctob (wint_t c);
The wctob function tests whether the multi-byte representation of the
wide character c, starting in the initial state, consists of a single
byte. If so, it is returned as an unsigned char.
Never use this function. It cannot help you in writing internationalized
programs. Internationalized programs must never distinguish single-byte
and multi-byte characters.
The wctob function returns the single-byte representation of c, if it
exists, of EOF otherwise.
ISO/ANSI C, UNIX98
The behaviour of wctob depends on the LC_CTYPE category of the current
This function should never be used. Internationalized programs must
never distinguish single-byte and multi-byte characters. Use the function
GNU 1999-07-25 WCTOB(3)
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