Cygwin programs doesn't support non-ASCII filenames

Corinna Vinschen
Tue May 12 08:31:00 GMT 2009

On May 12 15:49, Lenik wrote:
> I'd like to know if there is any build plan to upgrade tools like d,  
> zip, unzip, jar, etc. to support locale settings, rather than C only. So  
> I can tell customers when our cygwin-based scripts will work for Chinese  
> path names.

That depends on the package maintainers and it will certainly not be
done within just a couple of days.  After all, the Cygwin distro is
a volunteer effort.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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