[Mingw-users] btowc problem

Eli Zaretskii eliz****@gnu*****
Wed Jul 1 00:44:32 JST 2020

> Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 18:09:08 +0300
> From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz****@gnu*****>
> So basically, I think that we must provide in libmingwex the wchar.h
> functions that might not be available in MSVCRT.DLL, so that programs
> could reliably work on XP and older systems.

I'm no longer sure this conclusion is correct.

The problem remains that C++ programs using libraries which call out
to the likes of btowc and mbrtowc cannot run on Windows XP.

In case it matters, I build GDB and gdbserver with -static-libstdc++.

Any help will be appreciated.

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