Unicode (or any multibyte char support)

Geoff Keating geoffk@cygnus.com
Sun Apr 16 16:09:00 GMT 2000

Bill Cox <bill.cox@windriver.com> writes:

> At 11:39 AM 4/14/00 +0300, ESTeam wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I was wondering if gcc supports in some way double byte
> >strings (for Unicode support).
> Yes, if your compiler is configured with WCHAR_TYPE and
> WCHAR_TYPE_SIZE correctly.  For Unicode, the setting
> probably should be
>  #define WCHAR_TYPE "short unsigned int"
>  #define WCHAR_TYPE_SIZE 16

You probably don't want to support Unicode, though.  Instead you want
to support the ISO version of the same thing, which has Unicode as a
subset and uses 32-bit characters.
- Geoffrey Keating <geoffk@cygnus.com>

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