[cairo] float-to-string conversion vs locale
alexl at redhat.com
Sat Apr 29 03:13:29 PDT 2006
On Sat, 2006-04-29 at 05:31 -0400, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Apr 2006, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > I just took a look at the float-to-string conversions in the postscript
> > backend:
> > _cairo_output_stream_printf (output_stream,
> > "%f %f moveto ",
> > _cairo_fixed_to_double (point->x),
> > _cairo_fixed_to_double (point->y));
> > This is not locale-safe. In a locale with a decimal separator other than
> > "." it will not produce valid postscript. Changing the locale to "C"
> > while doing this is instead not threadsafe.
> This is exactly the reason _cairo_output_stream_printf is there
> in the first place:
Oh, good! (Although I should have checked that)
Alexander Larsson Red Hat, Inc
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