[pacman-dev] [Bug] using strlen with utf8

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Wed Feb 14 07:17:47 EST 2007


it seems as if the function strlen only counts the number of bytes within a 
given string and not the number of characters. In case of utf8 a character 
can have a length of one or two bytes.

The attached screenshot show that in trans.c:337 the length is calculated 
wrong (because he counts the ü twice). When replacing ü with ue everything is 


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