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

IWAMURO Motonori deenheart@gmail.com
Thu May 14 16:34:00 GMT 2009

2009/5/15 Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com>:
> Here's one problem.  What if an application uses setenv("LANG", ...)?

Oh. Hmmm, I think that anything should not occur.

> Do you want Cygwin to intercept all calls to setenv() to check for
> setting $LC_ALL/LC_CTYPE/LANG?

No. I think that only setlocale() has to do the check.
The reason:
- setlocale(LC_CTYPE, "C") is called from Cygwin startup.
- The following code become valid.
setenv("LANG", "...");
setlocale(LC_ALL, "");
IWAMURO Motnori <http://vmi.jp/>

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