[Lazarus] cwstring in arm-linux

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 19 15:21:08 CEST 2011

Am 19.10.2011 14:08, schrieb Hans-Peter Diettrich:
> Marco van de Voort schrieb:
>> On Mon, Oct 03, 2011 at 04:31:20PM +0200, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho
>> wrote:
>>> Ok, I changed the define in rev 32655.
>>> But you should note that when paswstring gets finished it will phase
>>> out cwstrings.
>> Not that I know. And btw, I also use arm-linux without android, so please
>> keep that target intact and aligned with normal linux ports.
> After some discussions in Embarcadero groups I would like to learn more
> about the FPC implementation and goals of the new (Unicode...) strings.
> Where should I have a look?
> In detail it turned out that Delphi only supports CP_ACP strings for
> Ansi codepages, not including UTF-8. Strings with other encodings may be
> converted properly (not yet), but otherwise should not be used with
> standard stringhandling procedures. Will this be changed in the FPC RTL,
> so that at least UTF8Strings are also supported properly?

Uhm... isn't this better suited in fpc-devel?


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