[PATCH] Inetutils: allow users to talk using 8-bit characters

Alexander E. Patrakov semzx at newmail.ru
Sat Jun 28 08:40:03 PDT 2003

The patch below is taken from inetutils' CVS. It makes the talk program display
8-bit characters correctly (important for Russians :-) I don't think that it is a tweak,
it's rather a trivial bugfix, but it's up to Gerard to decide if it should pass into the book.

--- inetutils-1.4.2/talk/display.c      2001-06-02 21:27:15.000000000 +0600
+++ inetutils-1.4.2.fixed/talk/display.c        2003-06-28 21:18:40.000000000 +0600
@@ -65,10 +65,10 @@
  * characters while we are at it.
-display(register xwin_t *win, register char *text, int size)
+display(register xwin_t *win, register unsigned char *text, int size)
        register int i;
-       char cch;
+       unsigned char cch;

        for (i = 0; i < size; i++) {
                if (*text == '\n') {

Alexander E. Patrakov

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