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



NAME
       getw, putw - input and output of words (ints)

SYNOPSIS
       #include <stdio.h>

       int getw(FILE *stream);
       int putw(int w, FILE *stream);

DESCRIPTION
       getw reads a word (that is, an int) from stream. It's provided for com-
       patibility with SVID.  We recommend you use fread(3) instead.

       putw writes the word w (that is, an int) to stream.  It is provided for
       compatibility with SVID, but we recommend you use fwrite(3) instead.

RETURN VALUE
       Normally,  getw  returns  the word read(2,n,1 builtins), and putw returns 0.  On error(8,n),
       they return EOF.

BUGS
       The value returned on error(8,n) is also a legitimate data value.  ferror(3)
       can be used to distinguish between the two cases.

CONFORMING TO
       SVID

SEE ALSO
       ferror(3), fread(3), fwrite(3), getc(3), putc(3)



GNU                               1995-09-16                           GETW(3)

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