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Re: Cygwin 3.1 forcibly set wrong console code page


On Fri, 27 Dec 2019 20:38:31 +0300
Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, All!
> 
> Despite having "chcp.com 65001" in .bashrc, current codepage now reset to
> CP1251 (which is rather surprising, considering that default console codepage
> for russian cyrillic is 866).
> 
> I don't have the full understanding of what's happening, but somehow
> PROMPT_COMMAND is involved.
> 
> The observed effect is this:
> I have
> 1.
> PROMPT_COMMAND='printf "\e]0;${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}${USER:-$USERNAME}@${HOSTNAME}: ${PWD/$HOME/\~}\a"'
> 2.
> chcp.com 65001
> 
> in the .bashrc, in that order.
> When I start mintty (as login shell or as regular interactive shell), chcp
> reports CP1251.
> If I run something like
> 
> $ uname -a; chcp; chcp 65001; chcp
> 
> It will report that CP was changed successfully
> 
> $ uname -a; chcp; chcp 65001; chcp
> CYGWIN_NT-6.1 daemon2 3.1.2(0.340/5/3) 2019-12-21 15:25 x86_64 Cygwin
> ’ҐЄгй п Є®¤®ў п бва ­Ёж : 1251
> Active code page: 65001
> Active code page: 65001
> 
> but an immediate call to chcp afterwards reports
> 
> $ chcp
> ’ҐЄгй п Є®¤®ў п бва ­Ёж : 1251
> 
> Ooopsss??

Thanks for the report. I have found the cause in pty code.
I will submit a patch for this issue shortly.

-- 
Takashi Yano <takashi.yano@nifty.ne.jp>

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