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Re: Line Drawing and Unicode

From: William McBrine
Subject: Re: Line Drawing and Unicode
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2006 12:10:35 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 1 Dec 2006, I wrote:

> My experience (with Ubuntu at least) is that, in fact, you can't. However, 
> I _can_ link to ncursesw and still use the narrow functions, and it works 
> correctly then (within the limits of the console's limited character set), 
> as long as I've called setlocale().

P.S. To clarify, with _either_ the wide or narrow library, when the 
console is in Unicode mode, you have to call setlocale() to get anything 
(even pluses and minuses). Otherwise you just get garbage.

William McBrine <address@hidden>

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