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CATOPEN(3)              NetBSD Library Functions Manual             CATOPEN(3)


NAME
catopen -- open message catalog
LIBRARY
Standard C Library (libc, -lc)
SYNOPSIS
#include <nl_types.h> nl_catd catopen(const char *name, int oflag);
DESCRIPTION
The catopen() function opens the message catalog specified by name and returns a message catalog descriptor. If name contains a `/' then name specifies the full pathname for the message catalog, otherwise the value of the environment variable NLSPATH is used with name substituted for %N. The oflag argument is reserved for future use and should be set to zero.
RETURN VALUES
Upon successful completion, catopen() returns a message catalog descrip- tor. Otherwise, (nl_catd) -1 is returned and errno is set to indicate the error.
ERRORS
[ENOMEM] Insufficient memory is available.
SEE ALSO
gencat(1), catclose(3), catgets(3), nls(7)
STANDARDS
The catopen() function conforms to X/Open Portability Guide Issue 3 (``XPG3''). NetBSD 4.0 May 29, 1994 NetBSD 4.0
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