thunking, the next step

Robert Collins
Fri Nov 14 17:52:00 GMT 2003

On Sat, 2003-11-15 at 02:57, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 14, 2003 at 11:02:11PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> >Ok, I've now integrated and generalised Ron's unicode support mini-patch.
> >
> >So, here tis a version that, well the changelog explains the overview, 
> >and io.h the detail.
> >
> >Overhead wise, this is reasonably low:
> >1 strlen() per IO call minimum.
> >1 unicode conversion, only if needed.
> And a couple of tests for "do we do unicode" for every call.

Which are all inline aren't they? I guess I don't see the overhead as
significant compared to the strlen generation.

> I wonder if path_conv couldn't be doing more of the upfront work.

Perhaps. I'll look at pushing the functionality in there when the dll is
happy in all other respects.

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