[vlc-devel] Re: vlc: svn commit r12732 (courmisch)

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme at free.fr
Tue Oct 4 19:03:30 CEST 2005

Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le Mardi 4 Octobre 2005 17:41, C.Y.M a écrit :
>>Subversion daemon wrote:
>>>r12732 | courmisch | 2005-10-02 11:21:04 +0200 (Sun, 02 Oct 2005) |
>>>5 lines Changed paths:
>>>   M /trunk/modules/gui/wxwidgets/dialogs.cpp
>>>   M /trunk/modules/gui/wxwidgets/interface.cpp
>>>   M /trunk/modules/gui/wxwidgets/open.cpp
>>>mb_str() doesn't work as documented (or maybe it doesn't work at
>>>all) so use wc_str() instead - closes #362
>>>Now it looks almost like an exerpt from The Daily WTF :(
>>This commit breaks backwards compatibility with wx-2.4 and wx-2.6.
> Compile wx-2.6 in Unicode mode.
> I know it breaks for older or non Unicode setup, but there doesn't seem 
> to be many alternative. Before the commit, the wxWidgets did simply not 
> work at all with UTF-8 locales, which is the standard on most Linux 
> distribution nowadays.

How about a #ifdef to keep the code that worked for so many people for 
so long ?
That could, for example, make the Win32 builds (nightlies and buildbot) 
work again...

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