./textproc/p5-Text-CharWidth, Perl5 wrappers around wcwidth(3) and family

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 0.04nb8, Package name: p5-Text-CharWidth-0.04nb8, Maintainer: pkgsrc-users

This is a module to provide equivalent feature as wcwidth(3) and
wcswidth(3). This also provides mblen(3) equivalent subroutine.

mbwidth() and mbswidth() are provided subroutines corresponding
wcwidth(3) and wcswidth(3) in C language. The prefix "mb" expresses
that they handles "multibyte character" in C meaning, i.e., character
encoding specified by LC_CTYPE locale.

These subroutines are used to get the width of characters on terminal.
Though most characters have width of 1, there are exceptions.
Fullwidth characters are characters with width of 2. Most of east
Asian characters such as Hiragana, Katakana, Hangul, Han Ideogram
are fullwidth. Combining characters are characters with width of 0.
Unicode has many combining characters like diacritical marks. There
are languages which need combining characters such as Thai and
Vietnamese.

Thus, if you would like to format international texts on terminal,
you will have to be aware of variation of character width and will
want to use this module.


Required to run:
[lang/perl5]

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   2016-06-08 21:25:20 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (2236) | Package updated
Log message:
Bump PKGREVISION for perl-5.24.
   2015-11-04 03:00:17 by Alistair G. Crooks | Files touched by this commit (797)
Log message:
Add SHA512 digests for distfiles for textproc category

Problems found locating distfiles:
	Package cabocha: missing distfile cabocha-0.68.tar.bz2
	Package convertlit: missing distfile clit18src.zip
	Package php-enchant: missing distfile php-enchant/enchant-1.1.0.tgz

Otherwise, existing SHA1 digests verified and found to be the same on
the machine holding the existing distfiles (morden).  All existing
SHA1 digests retained for now as an audit trail.
   2015-06-12 12:52:19 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (3152)
Log message:
Recursive PKGREVISION bump for all packages mentioning 'perl',
having a PKGNAME of p5-*, or depending such a package,
for perl-5.22.0.
   2014-05-30 01:38:20 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (3049)
Log message:
Bump for perl-5.20.0.
Do it for all packages that
* mention perl, or
* have a directory name starting with p5-*, or
* depend on a package starting with p5-
like last time, for 5.18, where this didn't lead to complaints.
Let me know if you have any this time.
   2013-05-31 14:42:58 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (2880)
Log message:
Bump all packages for perl-5.18, that
a) refer 'perl' in their Makefile, or
b) have a directory name of p5-*, or
c) have any dependency on any p5-* package

Like last time, where this caused no complaints.
   2012-10-25 08:57:09 by Aleksej Saushev | Files touched by this commit (587)
Log message:
Drop superfluous PKG_DESTDIR_SUPPORT, "user-destdir" is default these days.
   2012-10-03 23:59:10 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (2798)
Log message:
Bump all packages that use perl, or depend on a p5-* package, or
are called p5-*.

I hope that's all of them.
   2011-08-14 17:14:23 by OBATA Akio | Files touched by this commit (201)
Log message:
Revision bump after updating perl5 to 5.14.1.