[fpc-pascal] widestring related? problem on arm (2.3.1)

Terry Kemp klc at klc.net.nz
Mon Nov 3 20:53:39 CET 2008

On Mon, 2008-11-03 at 19:14 +0100, Jonas Maebe wrote:
> On 03 Nov 2008, at 01:06, Terry Kemp wrote:
> > I'm getting a runtime error 231 when starting program on arm.
> > Stems from ANSI2WIDEMOVE in cwstring.pp returning ESysEBADF (9).
> >
> > Do I need to define something on arm for widestrings?
> Run time error 231 in the unix wide string manager means that iconv  
> returned an unexpected error code (in the sens that it's not supported  
> by the code in the cwstring unit). Since you already compiled the  
> cwstring unit with debug information, you can step into it (or set a  
> breakpoint) and see what the error code is (or just add a writeln).  
> Once you find out, it'll probably be easier to figure out what the  
> problem is.

Thanks Jonas - the error no is 9 - ESysEBADF - System error: Bad file
The same code runs on x86_64 no probs and has been working on arm, but
its been a month or so since I tried it on the arm hardware.
I will install gdb on arm and see whats up. 


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