Subject: Re: Default rune widths for 8-bit characters
To: NetBSD tech-userlevel mailing list <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/08/2007 14:19:35
On Mon, Oct 08, 2007 at 11:18:17AM +0100, Julian Coleman wrote:
> A fix seems to be to add _CTYPE_SW1, for the additional characters (as per
> appended patch), but I was wondering why these characters do not already
> have width information.

I don't think this is correct. The default locale is effectively ASCII
and that covers only the first 128 chars. What is a bit disturbing for
me is that curses doesn't seem to check for printability.