Section (3) MB_LEN_MAX
MB_LEN_MAX — maximum multibyte length of a character across all locales
MB_LEN_MAX macro is the
maximum number of bytes needed to represent a single wide
character, in any of the supported locales.
totally unrelated. In glibc,
MB_LEN_MAX is typically 16 (6 in glibc
versions earlier than 2.2), while
sizeof(wchar_t) is 4.
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