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RE: -llunicode (Was: HEADS UP: BerkeleyDB 4.2, libldif, etc.)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kurt D. Zeilenga [mailto:Kurt@OpenLDAP.org]

> At 03:17 PM 11/25/2003, Howard Chu wrote:
> >It would probably be nice to fix -llunicode's word-size dependencies first
> It's worse that word-size issues.  The read/write code is not
> symmetric... hence the code could possible not read files
> generated on the SAME platform!
> Also needs to be updated to Unicode 3.2 (for LDAPprep).

Ugh. As I recall from a previous attempt to use an updated Unicode table, the
current library assumes a character table of only 65536 entries max. The new
specs range beyond that table size, and ucgendat segfaults when it processes
these tables. This thing needs a lot of rework.

  -- Howard Chu
  Chief Architect, Symas Corp.       Director, Highland Sun
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