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scp and cygwin randomly and automatically converts text files from utf-8 to windows encoding (cp1251)
- From: rPman <rPman at mail dot ru>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 12:23:11 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: scp and cygwin randomly and automatically converts text files from utf-8 to windows encoding (cp1251)
It happens when files are copied from cygwin windows machines to any linux
(tried different versions of ubuntu and gentoo with utf-8 locale).
As it is not possible to understand in what cases are re-encoding, sometimes
enough to add one blank line in a text file that, when the transfer encoding
has not happened. Just changing the format of a newline (in the source files
are unix-style \n, but on the linux machine has come to win-style \r\n)
Sorry for my english - google translate.
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