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ATOL(3)                     BSD Programmer's Manual                    ATOL(3)

NAME
     atol - convert ASCII string to long integer

SYNOPSIS
     #include <&lt;stdlib.h>&gt;

     long
     atol(const char *nptr);

DESCRIPTION
     The atol() function converts the initial portion of the string pointed to
     by nptr to long integer representation.

     It is equivalent to:

           strtol(nptr, (char **)NULL, 10);

SEE ALSO
     atof(3),  atoi(3),  strtod(3),  strtol(3),  strtoul(3)

STANDARDS
     The atol() function conforms to ANSI C X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C '').

4.4BSD                           June 4, 1993                                1