cvs commit: src/lib/libc/locale utf8.c

David O'Brien obrien at
Fri Oct 26 10:12:32 PDT 2007

On Fri, Oct 26, 2007 at 10:37:22AM -0600, Scott Long wrote:
> and I are saying about having a justification for changes.
> The ctype ABI change 
> isn't like that at all; it's mandatory and it can't be
> worked around.  We also asked that even justifiable changes be evaluated
> to see if there was any work-around to avoid breakage.  Several have 
> already been suggested for the ctype change.

Certainly implementing something in an alternate way that doesn't cause
an forward incompatibility in  RELENG_* is a Good Thing and should be
strived for.  It is nice that in this case it looks like we have this
choice of implementations.

-- David  (obrien at

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