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Re: KOI8

On Aug 21 09:49, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Aug 20 21:43, Andy Koppe wrote:
> > Anyway, to help support them, the attached patch adds the KOI8
> > charsets to newlib's Unicode conversion and ctype tables. I took the
> > conversion tables from iconv and adapted the ctype tables from the
> > CP1251 version. Since KOI8 has printable characters in the C1 range
> > from 0x80 to 0x9F, it seems easiest to treat them as Windows
> > codepages.
> > 
> > To complete support, "KOI8-R" and "KOI8-U" would need to be recognised
> > in _setlocale_r and mapped to codepages 20866 and 21866.
> I'd suggest to add the missing code to loadlocale()  (the internally
> used charset should be set to "CP20866"/"CP21866", but it seems you know
> this already) and send the entire patch, together with a ChangeLog
> entry, to the newlib list.  If you could base it on my pending proposal
> to make the charset case insensitive
>, that would be great.

I applied this patch  a couple of minutes ago, so you can simply base
your patch on current CVS.

> This patch also requires a minor patch to Cygwin, which can be applied
> as ovious after the newlib change has gone in:
> [...]


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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