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Re: inline __isctype no longer available for C++ programs
- From: Roland McGrath <roland at hack dot frob dot com>
- To: "Ryan S. Arnold" <ryan dot arnold at gmail dot com>
- Cc: Andreas Schwab <schwab at suse dot de>, Ryan S Arnold <rsa at linux dot vnet dot ibm dot com>, libc-alpha <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2013 09:36:48 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: inline __isctype no longer available for C++ programs
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> Is there a reason we can't provide an inline/optimized isctype?
What we'd need is a very strong reason to provide such a nonstandard
interface. There is no public interface that enshrines the notion of
ctype classifications being represented by a bitmask.