[PATCH] Add uchar.h

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Sat Apr 4 09:45:00 GMT 2009

On Apr  3 23:49, Dave Korn wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Apr  3 14:18, Dave Korn wrote:
> >> Dave Korn wrote:
> >>>  I've got a bit of a load on right now what with gcc back in stage1.
> >>   However, as part of dealing with that I did try throwing together one of
> >> these.  I wrote this from scratch based solely on reading n1040; it's
> >> skeletal, but at least provides the two new unicode typedefs.  Want it?
> > 
> > Care to explain?
> > 
> > - What's n1040?
>   An extension to the language standard specified by the ISO/IEC
> JTC1/SC22/WG14 working group for the C language and targeted for the
> forthcoming C1X update.
> http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/WG14/
> and specifically
> http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/WG14/www/projects#19769
> TR 19769: New character types in C
> WG14 is working on a TR on new character types, including support for UTF-16.
> The title is: TR 19769 - Extensions for the programming language C to support
> new character data types. The latest draft, approved for publication, is in
> document N1040.

Thank you, I read it now.  Apart from thinking that it's a tad bit early
to introduce this header, I also think this would better fit into
newlib.  Btw, the functionality is quite easy to hack.  If this actually
becomes a standard, we can very quickly introduce the header *and* the


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