UTF-8 Cygwin

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Fri Jun 2 15:22:00 GMT 2006

SUZUKI Hisao wrote:
> I made a patch to cygwin1.dll to support UTF-8.
> It allows you to use all of characters and file (or path) names
> allowed in Windows, while keeping binary-compatibility with the
> current Cygwin.  It is fairly perfect except for lack of locale
> support etc.  So it may remind you of the good old BeOS.  See:
> http://www.okisoft.co.jp/esc/utf8-cygwin/

Sounds interesting.  Do you plan to submit these as patches to
the official sources so that everybody could benefit from them?
I feel compelled to remind readers of this thread that until
such changes are submitted and accepted, questions that arise
from those using this version of the DLL are off-topic for this

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