wcsncmp - compare part of two wide-character strings
int wcsncmp(const wchar_t *ws1, const wchar_t *ws2, size_t n);
[CX] The functionality described on this reference page is aligned with the ISO C standard. Any conflict between the requirements described here and the ISO C standard is unintentional. This volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 defers to the ISO C standard.
The wcsncmp() function shall compare not more than n wide-character codes (wide-character codes that follow a null wide-character code are not compared) from the array pointed to by ws1 to the array pointed to by ws2.
The sign of a non-zero return value shall be determined by the sign of the difference between the values of the first pair of wide-character codes that differ in the objects being compared.
Upon successful completion, wcsncmp() shall return an integer greater than, equal to, or less than 0, if the possibly null-terminated array pointed to by ws1 is greater than, equal to, or less than the possibly null-terminated array pointed to by ws2, respectively.
No errors are defined.
wcscmp(), the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <wchar.h>
First released in Issue 4. Derived from the MSE working draft.