Unicode width data inconsistent/outdated
Wed Jul 26 17:06:00 GMT 2017
On Jul 26 03:16, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> On 2017-07-26 03:08, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Jul 26 08:49, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> >> It would be good to keep wcwidth/wcswidth in sync with the installed
> >> Unicode data version (package unicode-ucd).
> >> Currently it seems to be hard-coded (in newlib/libc/string/wcwidth.c);
> >> it refers to Unicode 5.0 while installed Unicode data suggest 9.0 would
> >> be used.
> >> I can provide some scripts to generate the respective tables if desired.
> >> Thomas
> > If you can update the newlib files this way and send matching patches
> > to the newlib list, this would be highly appreciated.
> Thomas, I just updated unicode-ucd to 10.0 for this purpose.
Oh, and, btw, the comment in wcwidth.c isn't quite correct. The
cwstate in newlib is on Unicode 5.2, see newlib/libc/ctype/towupper.c.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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