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Re: [PATCH] fnmatch: Use __mbstowcs_alloc [BZ #23519]
On 14/08/2018 12:53, Florian Weimer wrote:
> Sorry, I posted the wrong version of the patch. Try this one.
I think we should first address which should the desirable solution for
BZ#14185: 1. reject as non-matching or give an error on invalid multibyte
strings or 2. fallback on single-bye matching for these invalid entries.
The second option is already on gnulib, so we can either first sync with
it work to get it sync back (with the __mbstowcs_alloc). It might not be
the best option though, as noted by Rich in comment #4 (it result false
In any case, I do think a better alternative is in fact avoid make fnmatch
to go temporary wchar_t string for MB_CUR_MAX != 1 (and avoid the mbsrtowcs
call altogether). I started to work on it and it should be doable, the
main time consuming think is to adapt the algorithms to access the