[vdr] trouble with asprintf

Darren Salt linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Mon Feb 11 18:05:17 CET 2008


I demand that Ludwig Nussel may or may not have written...

> Darren Salt wrote:
>> I demand that Ludwig Nussel may or may not have written...
>> [snip]
>>> asprintf needs to check for multibyte characters to not cut them in
>>> the middle and produce invalid output.
>> No - it's encoding-neutral. [...]

> Try the following with 'LANG=C' and 'LANG=de_DE.UTF-8'. You will notice
> that in the latter case it will not cut the umlaut.
[snip code - hmm, dodgy use of printf]

Interesting. It omits it entirely. But the rest of my point still stands - it
still counts bytes.

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