[Fwd: Patch for Recovery from Bad Multibyte Characters]

Dave Brolley brolley@cygnus.com
Wed Jun 30 23:15:00 GMT 1999


Jason Merrill wrote:

> >>>>> Dave Brolley <brolley@cygnus.com> writes:
>
>  > In the absence of one of the magic LANG settings, the implementation uses
>  > mblen and mbtowc as defined by the host locale (when configured with
>  > --enable-c-mbchar). It is possible that some locales support other multibyte
>  > character sets than JIS, SJIS and EUCJP.
>
> locale(1) says I'm in the POSIX locale.  Should that support multibyte
> chars?

I don't know. That's why I'd like to debug this on your system and see what mbtowc
is returning.

Dave



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