generating /etc/passwd and /etc/group for domians with users with cyrillic names

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Apr 11 01:35:00 GMT 2001

On Wed, Apr 11, 2001 at 03:37:24PM +0900, Kazuhiro Fujieda wrote:
> >>> On Tue, 10 Apr 2001 22:34:04 -0400
> >>> Christopher Faylor <> said:
> > Would it make sense to augment newlib to do the right thing, then?
> No, I'm afraid it wouldn't.
> `wcstombs' must be sensitive to a locale selected by an
> application according to the ISO C standard.
> In this case, however, it must be sensitive to the system
> default locale of Windows.
> I believe we should use WideCharToMultiByte for i18n of such
> Windows specific tools.

Thanks for the explanation. As I wrote, I was just curious.


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