[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins]python/dist/src/Objects unicodeobject.c, 2.197, 2.198

Tim Peters tim.one at comcast.net
Sat Sep 20 19:15:08 EDT 2003

[M.-A. Lemburg]
>> Since wchar_t is the only case where a signed type can pop
>> up, why not extend the autoconf test to check for signedness
>> and then reject signed wchar_t value as not-usable (ie.
>> undefine HAVE_USABLE_WCHAR_T).

[martin at v.loewis.de]
> Because that would exclude a number of relevant systems where wchar_t
> would be usable.

So what if MAL ammened his suggestion to

    reject signed 2-byte wchar_t value as not-usable


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