Manual Reference Pages  - QECVT (3)

NAME

qecvt, qfcvt, qgcvt - convert a floating-point number to a string

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Notes
Colophon

SYNOPSIS

#include <stdlib.h>

char *qecvt(long double number, int ndigits, int *decpt, int *sign);

char *qfcvt(long double number, int ndigits, int *decpt, int *sign);

char *qgcvt(long double number, int ndigit, char *buf);

Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

qecvt(), qfcvt(), qgcvt(): _SVID_SOURCE

DESCRIPTION

The functions qecvt(), qfcvt() and qgcvt() are identical to ecvt(3), fcvt(3) and gcvt(3) respectively, except that they use a long double argument number. See ecvt(3) and gcvt(3).

CONFORMING TO

SVr4. Not seen in most common UNIX implementations, but occurs in SunOS. Not supported by libc4 and libc5. Supported by glibc.

NOTES

These functions are obsolete. Instead, sprintf(3) is recommended.

SEE ALSO

ecvt(3), ecvt_r(3), gcvt(3), sprintf(3)

COLOPHON

This page is part of release 3.44 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.


GNU QECVT (3) 2010-09-20
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