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Re: iswcntrl() regression




On Dec 19 21:57, Bruno Haible wrote:
> Hello Thomas,
> 
> Oops 1: I forgot to add the reference to POSIX:
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/iswcntrl.html
> 
> Oops 2:
> The relevant expression is iswcntrl (WEOF), not iswcntrl (EOF).
> 
> > > Are there any other special requirements concerning EOF?
> 
> WEOF is a special value. The difference between wint_t and wchar_t is
> essentially that WEOF fits into wint_t but is not guaranteed to fit in wchar_t.
> (Like EOF fits into 'int' but usually does not fit in 'unsigned char'.)
> 
> WEOF is special for all functions declared in <wctype.h>, see
> 
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/iswalnum.html
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/iswalpha.html
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/iswblank.html
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/iswcntrl.html
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/iswdigit.html
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/iswgraph.html
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/iswlower.html
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/iswprint.html
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/iswpunct.html
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/iswspace.html
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/iswupper.html
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/iswxdigit.html
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/iswctype.html
> 
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/towlower.html
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/towupper.html
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/towctrans.html
> 
> > this could be fixed in iswcntrl_l.c as a special condition, or
> > injected as a special case in the categories.t table.
> 
> Probably, yes.

Thomas, any input?  Are you going to provide patches?


Thanks,
Corinna

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Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer

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