character class "alpha"
Wed Aug 2 07:56:26 GMT 2023
On Aug 1 10:29, Brian Inglis via Cygwin wrote:
> On 2023-07-31 15:12, Corinna Vinschen via Cygwin wrote:
> > Hi Bruno,
> > On Jul 31 20:43, Bruno Haible via Cygwin wrote:
> > > Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > > there are more of those expressions which are disabled on glibc and
> > > > fail on Cygwin, for instance in test-c32iscntrl.c. Maybe it's actually
> > > > the better idea to disable them on Cygwin, too, rather than to change
> > > > a working system...
> > >
> > > Sure. There is no standard how to map the Unicode properties to POSIX
> > > character classes. Other than the mentioned ISO C constraints for
> > > 'digit' and 'xdigit' and a few POSIX constraints, you are free to
> > > map them as you like. For glibc and gnulib, I mapped them in a way
> > > that seemed to make most sense for applications. But different
> > > people might come to different meanings of "make sense".
> > Ok, so I just pushed a patchset to Cygwin git, which should make GB18030
> > support actually work.
> > Also, the C11 functions c16rtomb, c32rtomb, mbrtoc16, mbrtoc32 are now
> > implemented in Cygwin and a uchar.h header exists now, too.
> > Assuming all gnulib tests disabled for GLibc in
> > test-c32isalpha.c
> > test-c32iscntrl.c
> > test-c32isprint.c
> > test-c32isgraph.c
> > test-c32ispunct.c
> > test-c32islower.c
> > will be disabled for Cygwin as well, all gb18030 and c32 tests in gnulib
> > work as desired now.
> https://www.iso.org/standard/86539.html [ISO/IEC/IEEE 9945 CD]
> Draft POSIX 2023 SUS V5 Issue 8 D3 CB2.1 proposes the following POSIX
> Subprofiling Option Group: POSIX_C_LANG_UCHAR: ISO C Unicode Utilities.
> https://www.iso.org/standard/82075.html [ISO/IEC 9899 DIS]
> Draft Standard C 2023 is being voted on as of 2023-07-14, and if no
> technical issues arise requiring tweaks, will become the new standard, in
> which Unicode utilities <uchar.h> has some additions which you may wish to
> add; from:
Maybe at one point, but nobody keeps you from sending patches :)
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