Subject: Re: Type for wide characters
To: Noriyuki Soda <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julian Coleman <J.D.Coleman@newcastle.ac.uk>
Date: 10/01/1999 13:08:40
Noriyuki Soda wrote:
> Probably, int (32bit on both ILP32 and LP64 systems) for wchat_t/attr_t,
> and long long for chtype.
Apologies, I should have added a few more definitions to my previous mail.
chtype only needs to handle `normal' characters plus their attributes. For
wide characters, the characters (wchar_t) are held separately from their
attributes (attr_t). This is why I thought int for all three types.
Of course it runs NetBSD