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

NAME
       atol - convert a string to a long integer.

SYNOPSIS
       #include <stdlib.h>

       long atol(const char *nptr);

DESCRIPTION
       The  atol()  function  converts the initial portion of the
       string pointed to by nptr to long.  The behaviour  is  the
       same as

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

       except that atol() does not detect errors.

RETURN VALUE
       The converted value.

CONFORMING TO
       SVID 3, POSIX, BSD 4.3, ISO 9899

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

GNU                       March 29, 1993                        1