[fpc-pascal] cwstrings and uclibc

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Mon Sep 15 13:16:41 CEST 2008

In our previous episode, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho said:
> There was a discussion among lazarus developers about what kind of
> problems adding the cwstrings unit (libc widestring manager) for all
> UNIXes could bring.

Adding to what ? Where?  For GUI apps only it should be ok. 
> Are there any cases where it would not work, or fail to link? For
> example with uclibc? Or does it always work if any libc is present?

It doesn't require libc but iconv,  Which happens to be in glibc, but not in
others like BSD.

I don't know what uclibc does. But cwstrings would require adaptation if it
doesn't, but OTOH how many GUI apps are made for uclibc?

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