Using German Umlauts with bash

Gerrit P. Haase
Fri Jan 5 14:14:00 GMT 2001

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<5 Jan 2001, 0:00 Uhr wars, als Christopher Abbey folgendes schrub:>
< Re: AW: Using German Umlauts with b >

> Tomorrow, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> > $ ls -N
> > siebenschlaefer  ????????
> Check what font you're using for the window, and/or the console
> codepage depending on how you're starting bash. The best test
> I've found to date is to start a raw command / cmd shell and
> make sure you can display the characters with dir, then run cygwin.bat
> in that shell and ls -N al of a sudden worked. :) For me it was the
> font... but if all you get is '?' it might be the codepage.

No, we got it, fileutils (ls) 4.0 is different, with new options.

 ls --show-control-chars

this is a new one, and with this option it works fine:)

$ ls --show-control-chars
siebenschlaefer  üöäÜÅÄÖÜ

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