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Thu, 25 Aug 2011 09:35:20 -0400
> Le 25 août 2011 à 14:17, Chet Ramey a écrit :
> >> so, wcwidth is apple's responsibility, then no libre-software developer
> >> can do anything,
> >> Am I right ?
> > To a certain extent, yes. wcwidth is a libc function, and it has a bug
> > on Mac OS X.
> Well, libc is a part of linux, isn't it ?
Sure, Linux has a libc, but Mac OS X isn't Linux.
> Does that mean that it is a part of Darwin, not of proprietary layers of Mac
> OS X ?
Yes, I'm sure that part of the C library is part of Darwin. It's theoretically
possible to fix it and send the fix back to Apple. What they do with that fix
is their business, of course.
> (How can I know when it will be available ?)
I can put you in the testing pool, if you'd like.
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU address@hidden http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/