isblank, isblank_l - test for a blank character
int isblank(int c);
[CX] int isblank_l(int c, locale_t locale);
For isblank(): [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 POSIX.1-2008 defers to the ISO C standard.
The isblank() [CX] and isblank_l() functions shall test whether c is a character of class blank in the current locale of the process, [CX] or in the locale represented by locale, respectively; see XBD Locale .
The c argument is a type int, the value of which the application shall ensure is a character representable as an unsigned char or equal to the value of the macro EOF. If the argument has any other value, the behavior is undefined.
The isblank() [CX] and isblank_l() functions shall return non-zero if c is a <blank>; otherwise, they shall return 0.
The isblank_l() function may fail if:
- [CX] locale is not a valid locale object handle.
To ensure applications portability, especially across natural languages, only these functions and the functions in the reference pages listed in the SEE ALSO section should be used for character classification.
isalnum , isalpha , iscntrl , isdigit , isgraph , islower , isprint , ispunct , isspace , isupper , isxdigit , setlocale , uselocale
XBD Locale , <ctype.h> , <locale.h>
First released in Issue 6. Derived from the ISO/IEC 9899:1999 standard.
The isblank_l() function is added from The Open Group Technical Standard, 2006, Extended API Set Part 4.
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