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Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:21:10 -0500
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] implement a private state for the uchar.h

On Sun, Nov 09, 2014 at 11:18:08AM +0100, Jens Gustedt wrote:
> The C standard is imperative on that:
>   7.28.1 ... If ps is a null pointer, each function uses its own internal
>   mbstate_t object instead, which is initialized at program startup to
>   the initial conversion state;

Thanks. Actually I originally had this functionality and removed it
because it seemed to be unnecessary, due to the requirement being
buried in that introductory text rather than the descriptions of the
individual functions. I figured the committee had just intentionally
decided not to copy this backwards functionality from the old
multibyte functions into the new uchar ones, but sadly that's not the


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