Section: POSIX Programmer's Manual (3P)
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--- transliterate uppercase characters to lowercase
int _tolower(int c);
macro shall be equivalent to tolower
) except that the
application shall ensure that the argument
is an uppercase letter.
Upon successful completion,
shall return the lowercase letter corresponding to the argument
No errors are defined.
The following sections are informative.
Applications should use the
function instead of the obsolescent
function may be removed in a future version.
The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1-2008,
Chapter 7, Locale,
Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form
from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2013 Edition, Standard for Information Technology
-- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base
Specifications Issue 7, Copyright (C) 2013 by the Institute of
Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group.
(This is POSIX.1-2008 with the 2013 Technical Corrigendum 1 applied.) In the
event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and
The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard
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