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CATOPEN(3)               BSD Library Functions Manual               CATOPEN(3)

NAME
     catopen -- open message catalog

LIBRARY
     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

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

     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'').

BSD                              May 29, 1994                              BSD