[fpc-pascal] FPC 2.4.1 with library that requires old libc unit.

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Fri Apr 23 10:22:30 CEST 2010

On 23 Apr 2010, at 09:45, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> 1) First I had the problem that FPC couldn't find 'Libc' unit used  
> in the
> uses clause. No idea why - maybe Libc unit is only 32bit?

Yes, it is.

> 2) This got me a bit further, to the code shown below. Is there a  
> baseunix
> equivalent to Libc.mblen()?

No, there is not. You have to manually import it from the C library.  
You can look at rtl/unix/cwstring.pp to see the declaration of this  
function for various platforms (note that it's mbrlen() in most cases  
-- that one is preferable to mblen() because mblen() is not thread- 


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