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Re: [Mingw-users] putwchar not working




> From: Yongwei Wu <wuyongwei@xxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2016 17:07:54 +0800
> 
> On 7 September 2016 at 13:56, Chan Oak <chanomail@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Does anyone know why putwchar is not working with mingw?
> > I only able to use wprintf for wide character printing
> 
> Problem of the MSVCRT.DLL on Windows Vista and later. Reported a few
> years ago but no one is working on it. It is not just putwchar.
> Outputting non-ASCII characters has problems with putchar/putwchar, in
> general.
> 
> I had a blog on this one:
> 
> https://yongweiwu.wordpress.com/2016/05/27/msvcrt-dll-console-io-bug/

AFAIK, the only reliable way of writing non-ASCII text to the Windows
console is by using WriteConsoleW.  Did you try that?

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