[1.7] Proposal: the filename encoding in C locale uses UTF-8 instead of SO/UTF-8

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed May 13 17:41:00 GMT 2009

On May 14 02:25, IWAMURO Motonori wrote:
> 2009/5/14 Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com>:
> > That's basically how my patch works.
> Sorry, I can't parse this sentence because of my poor English parser...

No worries.

> Do you be writing the patch for this problem?

I already wrote that patch, see
It seems to do what you are proposing.

> > Btw., if you plan to write more and bigger patches for Cygwin, it would
> > be necessary to sign a copyright assignment form.  That's explained on
> > http://cygwin.com/contrib.html.
> Ummm, it seems to take time very much...

Yes, unfortunately.  But it's really required for non-trivial patches.


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