FPUTS(3) OpenBSD Programmer's Manual FPUTS(3)

NAME

fputs, putsoutput a line to a stream

SYNOPSIS

#include <stdio.h>

int
fputs(const char *str, FILE *stream);

int
puts(const char *str);

DESCRIPTION

The function fputs() writes the string pointed to by str to the stream pointed to by stream.

The function puts() writes the string str, and a terminating newline character, to the stream stdout.

RETURN VALUES

The fputs() function returns 0 on success and EOF on error; puts() returns a non-negative integer on success and EOF on error.

ERRORS

[EBADF]
The stream supplied is not a writable stream.

The functions fputs() and puts() may also fail and set errno for any of the errors specified for the routines write(2).

SEE ALSO

ferror(3), putc(3), stdio(3)

STANDARDS

The functions fputs() and puts() conform to ANSI X3.159-1989 (“ANSI C89”).

HISTORY

The function puts() first appeared in Version 6 AT&T UNIX and fputs() in Version 7 AT&T UNIX.
July 18, 2013 OpenBSD 5.6