strcoll(3) — Linux manual page

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUE | ATTRIBUTES | CONFORMING TO | NOTES | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

STRCOLL(3)              Linux Programmer's Manual             STRCOLL(3)

NAME         top

       strcoll - compare two strings using the current locale

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <string.h>

       int strcoll(const char *s1, const char *s2);

DESCRIPTION         top

       The strcoll() function compares the two strings s1 and s2.  It
       returns an integer less than, equal to, or greater than zero if
       s1 is found, respectively, to be less than, to match, or be
       greater than s2.  The comparison is based on strings interpreted
       as appropriate for the program's current locale for category
       LC_COLLATE.  (See setlocale(3).)

RETURN VALUE         top

       The strcoll() function returns an integer less than, equal to, or
       greater than zero if s1 is found, respectively, to be less than,
       to match, or be greater than s2, when both are interpreted as
       appropriate for the current locale.

ATTRIBUTES         top

       For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see
       attributes(7).

       ┌──────────┬───────────────┬────────────────┐
       │Interface Attribute     Value          │
       ├──────────┼───────────────┼────────────────┤
       │strcoll() │ Thread safety │ MT-Safe locale │
       └──────────┴───────────────┴────────────────┘

CONFORMING TO         top

       POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C89, C99, SVr4, 4.3BSD.

NOTES         top

       In the POSIX or C locales strcoll() is equivalent to strcmp(3).

SEE ALSO         top

       bcmp(3), memcmp(3), setlocale(3), strcasecmp(3), strcmp(3),
       string(3), strxfrm(3)

COLOPHON         top

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GNU                            2017-09-15                     STRCOLL(3)

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