1.7.1 release date?

Thomas Wolff towo@towo.net
Tue Dec 1 22:53:00 GMT 2009

Corinna Vinschen schrieb:
> On Dec  1 18:44, Thomas Wolff wrote:
>>    * What about the Cygwin.bat LANG setting? The last comment on this
>>      was Andy voting for LANG rather than LC_CTYPE, which I can agree
>>      with; several Linux distributions set LANG by default.
> I'm still not really convinced that it's necessary.  It would be a
> simple change to setup.exe, but the content of cygwin.bat is hardcoded
> into setup and I don't like the idea to set the language in the
> installer tool.
Not the language, only the encoding. The common proposal was 
LANG=C.UTF-8, so just manifesting explicitly what is the internal 
default anyway. I don't think it can be harmful and even if it may not 
be necessary for many applications, it may be helpful for some and thus 
avoid trouble; also it's the usual thing to do by Linuces that use UTF-8 
as a default.


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