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

Matthias Andree matthias.andree@gmx.de
Wed May 13 21:50:00 GMT 2009

Am 13.05.2009, 17:17 Uhr, schrieb Corinna Vinschen  

> I followed the suggestion to use UTF-8 for internal conversions when the
> locale is set to "C".  This will also be used as default conversion when
> converting the Windows environment from UTF-16 to multibyte, unless the
> environment contains a valid LC_ALL/LC_CTYPE/LANG setting.  The current
> working directory was also potentially unusable, if an application
> switched the locale.  Now the CWD is re-evaluated after a setlocale call.

Is Unicode normalization an issue here?

Matthias Andree

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