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Re^2: Win32 API directory searches that return wide / unicode filenamesby BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Mar 03, 2006 at 17:35 UTC||Need Help??|
Ideally, perl/win32.* will be updated by someone (or by me) to support the Wide functionality.
(Some/All?) the code to support this option is still there from when the -C command line option enabled the use of the wide apis on win32.
All that is needed is the addition of code to enable this at runtime in perl.c/S_parse_body() where it presumably used to live. I can't see any signs of it there now.
Of course, it might be much harder to persuade the powers that be to allocate a new switch letter for the purpose. Maybe additional values could be added to the new interpretation of the -C switch (See perlrun).
Say 'W'/128 for Wide calls. Ie. perl -CW script.pl would do what -C used to do?
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