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Re: Console codepage setting via chcp?

On Sep 25 14:50, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> 2009/9/23 Corinna Vinschen:
> > Right now, if you switch the charset via the setlocale function, you
> > also switch the charset used for console output.
> Andy wrote:
> > That's quite a unique advantage of the Cygwin console actually,
> > because it means you always get correct output even if you switch
> > charset on the fly.
> It might be considered an advantage but the fact that it is unique 
> also means it is absolutely not portable.
> [...]

Any reason you redirected your reply to the cygwin list?  It doesn't
make much sense to disuss this in two lists and it's breaking the
threading on the cygwin-developers list for no apparent reason.

Please resend your reply to the cygwin-developers list, into the
right thread.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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