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

Graeme Geldenhuys graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 12:05:04 CEST 2010

Jonas Maebe het geskryf:
>> uses clause. No idea why - maybe Libc unit is only 32bit?
> Yes, it is.

What I expected due to Kylix compatibility.

> 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- 
> safe).

Thank you very much. I manually imported that function and FBLib works fine
now under FPC 2.4.1 64bit. No more requirements on the old Libc unit for
32bit and 64bit systems. :-)

  - Graeme -

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