Fw: rebuild libc.a with MB_CAPABLE defined

Kazuhiro Fujieda fujieda@jaist.ac.jp
Thu Jan 10 23:41:00 GMT 2002


>>> On Thu, 10 Jan 2002 21:18:55 -0500
>>> Christopher Faylor <cgf@redhat.com> said:

> I can't believe that it would work correctly for Windows unicode, though.

You're right. It works correctly only for Japanese code sets.
It enables functions handling multi-byte characters (mbtowc,
wctomb, mblen, and so on) to support Japanese code sets.

If you build newlib with -DMB_CAPABLE, Japanese users will be
wild with a joy. This option has no side effects on other
languages, so we will lose nothing by it.
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  | HOKURIKU  Center for Information Science
o_/ 1990      Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology



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