[Israel.pm] Wide character support in Perl?
margol at beamartyr.net
Sat Oct 23 15:31:57 PDT 2004
I'm trying to write an XS wrapper for a C API which uses wide character
strings (wchar_t*) . According to the main typemap, a wchar_t * is a normal
T_PV - and thus gets a direct string --> string conversion from Perl to C.
However, I seem to be getting a char * after such a conversion, and thus
have to define my own typemap as such:
char *tmp=(char *)SvPV_nolen($arg);
That works. But it seems like an aweful complication. Am I missing
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