aspell, Unicode support and ncurses
dveatch at woh.rr.com
Sun Jun 12 20:09:42 UTC 2005
On Sunday 12 June 2005 01:51 pm, Chad R. Kittel wrote:
> Using unicode on genpoo it's an option, but not default and have to export
> something just to enable it.
> There is a gentoo bug filed in relation to it that sounds like compileing
> with unicode support could cause an undesired effect.
> Without looking too deep into it, sounds like it would be safest to not
> enable it?
> -- Chad K.
It looks like the problem over at Gentoo is going from non-wide to wide, then
back to non-wide. I gather as long as the system stays with wide then
everything is ok.
> On Sun, 12 Jun 2005 13:13:51 -0400
> Dennis Veatch <dveatch at woh.rr.com> pressed these keys in the following
> > I was looking through the compile log of aspell and saw this entry ;
> > configure: WARNING: Aspell will not be able to Display UTF-8 characters
> > correctly.
> > Some digging around I find ;
> > http://aspell.sourceforge.net/man-html/Curses-Notes.html
> > that talks about a "wide" version of ncusres and the "mblen function"
> > being enabled in the system. I looked in /usr/include/stdlib.h and if I
> > read it correctly it seems to be so ;
> > __BEGIN_NAMESPACE_STD
> > /* Return the length of the multibyte character
> > in S, which is no longer than N. */
> > extern int mblen (__const char *__s, size_t __n) __THROW;
> > So my question(s) are,
> > has anyone tried compiling ncurses with "--enable-widec"? Will this
> > really hose up all sorts of things that depend on ncurses? Not sure why
> > that would happen as it appears to create a separate library, ie
> > libcursesw along with it's normal library. I am aware of the warning in
> > the ncurses BUILD and not proposing it be moved. Well, not proposing
> > anything really, just asking questions.
> > On a side note the "--enable-colorfgbg" for ncurses looks interesting.
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