[Lazarus] Removed use of UTF8String in Lazarus to work with cpstrnew

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Mon Sep 19 14:47:35 CEST 2011

On 09/18/2011 04:22 PM, cobines wrote:
> Hello.
> Yesterday there was a commit:
> http://svn.freepascal.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&root=lazarus&revision=32374
> "don't use UTF8String type in the code. It will cause problems when
> cpstrenew branch is merged"
> What problems could it cause, is it because Lazarus currently uses
> AnsiString as UTF8?
I don't suppose Lazarus can work with a cpstrnew version of FPC at all.

Supposedly moving Lazarus to cpstrnew will be a lot of work.

I suppose you can compile FPC in a way that does not provide cpstrnew.


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