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Re: UTF-8 change please test on Windows/Mac


Le 17/10/2018 à 01:51, Seth Hillbrand a écrit :
> Hi All-
> Our UTF-8 routines are mildly fragile and didn't play nicely with
> higher-order unicode sequences [1] causing a segfault for anything
> larger than 16-bits.
> I've pushed a fix that changes how wchar_t* characters are assigned to
> the UTF8 class.  This is a band-aid fix as it doesn't address the
> underlying problems with utilizing wchar (this is compiler dependent)
> but it keeps us from crashing and I don't think that our stroke font
> goes into the higher levels.  
> That said, because this is compiler dependent, it would be very helpful
> to get some additional testing under Windows in particular.  Please see
> if you can correctly name nets with a few glyphs from [2].  Ones that
> are not in our stroke table should display with '?' but remain correctly
> displayed in the textbox when you edit the label again.  Ones in the
> stroke table should display correctly in both.
> Thanks!
> Seth
> [1] https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1798144
> [2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Unicode_characters

Hi Seth,

With this fix, on W7 32 bits, msys2, Eeschema crashes at start, when run
from Kicad manager.
Strangely, it runs when started as stand alone.

Gdb is not useful to know what happens.

Jean-Pierre CHARRAS

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