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Re: [1.7] Proposal: the filename encoding in C locale uses UTF-8 instead of SO/UTF-8
On May 14 16:42, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On May 14 23:06, IWAMURO Motonori wrote:
> > 2009/5/14 Corinna Vinschen <email@example.com>:
> > > I see a couple of potential problems.
> > What problems are those?
> I have no example off-hand. When I thought about it I always got sick
> thinking about scenarios where the library is using, say, UTF-8, and the
> application is using SJIS, and what happens to the filenames in this
> case. In theory the lib should provide what the application thinks it
Here's one problem. What if an application uses setenv("LANG", ...)?
Do you want Cygwin to intercept all calls to setenv() to check for
setting $LC_ALL/LC_CTYPE/LANG? Right now, the only time these variables
are read by Cygwin is at the start of the first Cygwin process in a
Cygwin process tree.
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