[Fwd: Patch for Recovery from Bad Multibyte Characters]
Wed Jun 30 23:15:00 GMT 1999
>>>>> Dave Brolley <email@example.com> writes:
> What the standard requires is that the compiler detect multibyte
> character in string literals, char literals and comments "as if" mblen
> were called as defined by the host locale. The use of LANG is one way in
> which the host locale is commonly defined, but it is not the exclusive
> method. Other variables are also used and some locales may support
> multibyte characters by default. This would appear to be the case on the
> platform on which you are testing. Perhaps I should debug the testcase
> on that platform to make sure all is behaving as expected?
This is the case on Linux, with the default setup. I have no idea how to
tell what locale I am in; I would guess C.
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