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pali
Date:
July 6, 2019 15:58
Subject:
Re: [perl #134262] Missing XSUB functions for UTF-8 char* buffers
Message ID:
20190706155811.zibei3kuugnmcjck@pali
On Saturday 06 July 2019 08:57:00 karl williamson via RT wrote:
> On 7/4/19 7:00 AM, James E Keenan via RT wrote:
> > On Thu, 04 Jul 2019 11:02:41 GMT, pali@cpan.org wrote:
> >> Hi! Currently there are (for x86) XSUB functions/macros which take only
> >> Latin1 buffer. E.g. XST_mPV(), XSRETURN_PV(), POPpbytex, PUSHp(),
> >> XPUSHs(), etc...
> >>
> >> Could it be possible to add also UTF8 functions/macros variants?
> >> E.g. XST_mPVutf8, XSRETURN_PVUTF8, POPputf8x, PUSHputf8, ...
> >>
> >> It would simply working with UTF-8 char* strings as currently the only
> >> way is to use XSRETURN_SV / POPs / PUSHs macros and construct SV* from
> >> UTF-8 manually via newSVpvn_utf8().
> >>
> >> And UTF-8 char* strings are needed to deal with UNICODE Perl strings
> >> correctly, as Latin1 char* strings can store only U+00 .. U+FF UNICODE
> >> codepoints.
> > 
> > Karl, would this be related to https://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=134142 ?
> > 
> 
> No.
> 
> pali, do you have patches?

No, I have not written anything for this.

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