[fpc-devel] RTL and Unicode filenames operations.

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Mon Feb 1 13:20:18 CET 2010

In our previous episode, dmitry boyarintsev said:
> > in fpGUI project (fpg_utils.pas unit), having functions like
> > fpgFileExists(), fpgFindFirst(), fpgFindNext() etc. Use them instead of the
> > standard RTL functions, and they will try and handle Unicode file system
> > access correctly on each platform.
> Can Unicode file operations become a FCL package?

No, since this is part of the RTL, and needs to stay that way out of delphi

More importantly, the stuff in the FCL depends on the RTL, so stuffing in
the FCL is useless since it would need primitives in the RTL to operate on.

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