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RE: [RFA-v2] Handle cygwin wchar_t specifics

  Hi Eli,

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De?: [mailto:gdb-patches-
>] De la part de Eli Zaretskii
> Envoyé?: dimanche 17 avril 2011 04:56
> À?: Pierre Muller
> Cc?:;; gdb-
> Objet?: Re: [RFA-v2] Handle cygwin wchar_t specifics
> > From: "Pierre Muller" <>
> > Cc: "'Tom Tromey'" <>, <>
> > Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2011 23:28:35 +0200
> >
> > -/* If __STDC_ISO_10646__ is defined, then the host wchar_t is UCS-4.
> > +/* If __STDC_ISO_10646__ is defined, then the host wchar_t is UCS-4 or
> UCS-2.
> Please use UTF-16, not UCS-2.  What Windows uses is the former.  The
> latter is the old name from the days when Unicode covered only the
> BMP; it was superseded by UTF-16 that covers more than that.

  Are you sure this is correct?
I tried what you said, but "UTF-16" seems to mean "UTF-16BE"
while UTF-16LE" seems to do a better job.

  But if UTF-16 is better than UCS-2,
shouldn't we also favor UTF-32 over UCS-4?
  I will send a new RFA using UTF16-LE for windows shortly.


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