Cygwin fails to utilize Unicode replacement character

Thomas Wolff
Fri Sep 7 10:34:00 GMT 2018

On 07.09.2018 10:17, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Sep  6 09:01, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> On Sep  5 18:35, Steven Penny wrote:
>>> On Wed, 5 Sep 2018 22:14:59, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>>> OTOH, in my testing this only occurs for DejaVu Sans Mono.  I installed
>>>> Liberation Mono and Noto Mono as well and the above problem never occurs
>>>> with them.  Weird.  I'm about to let this slip as a font bug.
>>> as you prob know ive been testing on W7. i found a W10 virtual machine here:
>>> but it requires 4GB RAM just for the image. since i only have 4GB total on my
>>> system the image wont load into virtualbox.
>>> i can see about upgrading my system - but i wont bother if you are intent on
>>> wiping your hands of this anyway
>>> let me know - thanks
> I created new developer snapshots for testing.  Please give the latest from a try.
Consolas: invalid encoding: hollow box, unknown glyph: boxed question mark
Lucida Console: invalid encoding: medium shade, unknown glyph: hollow box
so far it's fine, but:
Raster Fonts: output of invalid encoding hangs cygwin...

> This will be my last action for the next 4 weeks though.  I'll be back in October.
I'll try to check the code.

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