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Re: putty isn't displaying correctly with 1.7
- From: Andy Koppe <andy dot koppe at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2009 08:22:02 +0000
- Subject: Re: putty isn't displaying correctly with 1.7
- References: <4B3589F6.27914.8F86503@wess.acegroup.cc>
2009/12/26 Wes S :
> Below is excerpt from man file on touch. ÂHighlighted text is showing
> strange characters when I use putty to ssh in. ÂIt was working fine
> before the 1.7 upgrade.
> How do I fix this?
> Â Â Â Ãd, ÃÃdate=STRING
> Â Â Â Â Â Â Âparse STRING and use it instead of current time
> Â Â Â Ãf Â Â (ignored)
> Â Â Â Ãm Â Â change only the modification time
> Â Â Â Ãr, ÃÃreference=FILE
> Â Â Â Â Â Â Âuse this fileÃs times instead of current time
> Â Â Â Ãt STAMP
> Â Â Â Â Â Â Âuse [[CC]YY]MMDDhhmm[.ss] instead of current time
> Â Â Â ÃÃtime=WORD
> Â Â Â Â Â Â Âchange the specified time: WORD is access, atime, or use: equivÃ
> Â Â Â Â Â Â Âalent to Ãa WORD is modify or mtime: equivalent to Ãm
> Â Â Â ÃÃhelp display this help and exit
Looks like you've got a mismatch between Cygwin's character set and
PuTTY's. Cygwin's default is UTF-8, whereas PuTTY's is ISO-8859-1.
Change it under Window/Translation in PuTTY's options. (Or use mintty,
which is a PuTTY derivative tailored for Cygwin, including 1.7's
Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
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