Subject: Re: multibyte locale stuff
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromír Dolecek <email@example.com>
Date: 01/24/2001 11:47:34
Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:
> i'll enable multibyte LC_CTYPE locale stuff in libc shortly.
> there's a long discussion on PR 12017 and tech-userlevel in the past.
> to summarize:
> - libc.a (for static linked binary) can enjoy singlebyte locale only.
> - libc.so (for shared binary) can enjoy multibyte locale library
> support. multibyte locale support needs /usr/lib/runemodule.*.so to
> get dlopen'ed at runtime.
Seems like a good compromise. I'd probably preferred if the runemodules
would be in separate directory though (/usr/lib/runemodule/*.so ?)
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.ics.muni.cz/~dolecek/
@@@@ Wanna a real operating system ? Go and get NetBSD, dammit! @@@@