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Re: new modules for grapheme cluster breaking

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: new modules for grapheme cluster breaking
Date: Sat, 01 Jan 2011 08:38:18 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

Bruno Haible <address@hidden> writes:

> One tiny improvement of your patches: In C source code, use octal escapes
> instead of hexadecimal escapes. Some platform's cc compiler (IRIX 6.5 or
> HP-UX 10.20 or something like that) supports only octal escapes correctly.

Wow.  This is a gigantic bug that I don't see documented
anywhere.  "git ls-files | grep '\.c$' | xargs grep '\\x'" shows
that \x is used many places in the Gnulib tests directory.  Do we
need to document this and avoid \x everywhere?

Thank you for the comments.  I will push the new modules soon.
Ben Pfaff 

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