On Fri, Jul 28, 2000 at 03:20:19PM +0200, Martin Cracauer wrote:
> Please refer to my previous mail.  I think it's better to extend the
> internal character handling to int* instead of obfuscating it even
> more with escape sequences (remember that they are processed multiple
> times and such things as taking the length of something, see related
> PR fix recently).

Yes, but it is really big change.

> Until that is done, we should commit this diff, because it *fixes* the
> breakage of coredumping and eating all input (not only th offending
> chars), even when it does not solve the problem of not being 8-bit
> clean.

What about trying double-escape first instead? I.e. escape internal control 
chars just after reading them from input stream? It is less painful then 
converting to 16bit.

Andrey A. Chernov

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