[PATCH/RFA] Internationalize ctype functionality

Antony King antony.king@st.com
Fri Jul 2 11:33:00 GMT 2010

Whoops, I have just spotted that I misspelt my email address in the
ChangeLog entry :-(. Please can you change it to read @st.com instead of



On 29/06/2010 12:02, Antony King wrote:
> Thanks.
> On 29/06/2010 10:03, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> On Jun 21 11:16, Antony King wrote:
>>> In the particular instance where this compatibility issue occurred then
>>> your suggestion of them rebuilding the library is OK (and will be done).
>>> However we have a commitment to our customers to retain binary
>>> compatibility (where feasible); this is particularly important in the
>>> case of 3rd party suppliers where rebuilding a library may take time to
>>> arrange and also incur a financial penalty :-(.
>>> In this light, I think I will submit this change as the attached patch
>>> request with the guards you suggest.
>>> [...]
>>> 	* libc/ctype/ctype_.c (__ctype_ptr): Reinstate definition (guarded by
>>> 	NEED_OLD_CTYPE_PTR_DEFINITION) for backwards compatibility with newlib
>>> 	1.16.0 and earlier.
>> Thanks.  I applied it with a minor change:
>> Note the leading underscore.
>> Corinna

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