[vdr] trouble with asprintf

Darren Salt linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Mon Feb 11 01:57:26 CET 2008

I demand that Wolfgang Rohdewald may or may not have written...

> On Sonntag, 10. Februar 2008, Udo Richter wrote:
>> What special handling does asprintf with utf8? Is there some example that
>> causes the trouble?
>> Worst case I can imagine would be that there's an invalid 0 byte inside 
>> an utf8 multibyte char

> printf and family sometimes have to count characters, so I suppose they
> have to scan UTF

No; they only ever count bytes. The encoding is irrelevant.

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