Jeff Johnston jjohnstn@redhat.com
Wed Feb 20 21:08:00 GMT 2008

Paul-Kenji Cahier wrote:
> Hello,
> I am an old time cygwin user, and after investigating why cygwin's support of utf-8 in many
> applications failed, I found out that it only supported C locales and a few C variants because
> newlib only supports these.
> I was wondering if there was any hope to at least see utf-8 locale support added(which would make
> a lot of sense) to newlib.  
There are no plans to do this.  Current UTF-8 support is the "C-UTF-8" 
locale which supports UTF-8 in the mbtowc/wctomb functions and by 
extension, the I/O printf/scanf family which uses these functions.

-- Jeff J.

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