Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2015 21:48:28 -0700 From: Isaac Dunham <ibid.ag@...il.com> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Revisiting byte-based C locale On Thu, Jun 04, 2015 at 09:39:11PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote: > On Thu, Jun 04, 2015 at 11:00:10PM +0200, Christian Neukirchen wrote: > > Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> writes: > > > > > On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 10:22:03PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote: > > >> Any new opinions on the topic? Or interest in re-emphasizing a > > >> previously stated opinion? :) > > > > > > No new opinions on this? I've tentatively added drafting a new > > > proposed byte-based C locale patch as a roadmap item for this release > > > cycle, not necessarily to commit it, but as a way to re-evaluate > > > whether it's still costly to implement. > > > > Will it support regexec on 8-bit binary data? > > Yes, as long as the program has done one of the following: > > - Not called setlocale at all. > - Called setlocale with an explicit "C" argument or in environment. > - Called uselocale with a locale_t for "C". I'd like to see it happen, and those conditions are reasonable. Thanks, Isaac Dunham
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