[unixODBC-dev] Unicode support

Nick Gorham nick at lurcher.org
Tue Aug 18 20:10:33 BST 2009


SHANKAR Uma wrote:
> Another question Nick. I was up on the unixodbc website, and for the 2.0.9 release , it says the following was fixed:
> - Add build time option to select wchar_t UNICODE (4 bytes) as opposed to signed short UNICODE (2 byte)
>
> I believe we build unixODBC ourselves. Does this mean that I could actually build unixODBC on unix boxes for the different sizes of wchar_t on unix v/s windows? And this would require no code changes on my part? And I could use wchar_t's the way it is being used now?
>
> Please clarify.
>   
Yes, but if you wanted to connect to unicode ODBC driver they would also 
need to use 4 byte UNICODE. Can be done, but beware the driver.

-- 
Nick


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