default fsenc patch
mbp at canonical.com
Tue Jan 24 05:15:28 UTC 2012
On 24 January 2012 14:59, Eli Zaretskii <eliz at gnu.org> wrote:
>> From: Martin Pool <mbp at canonical.com>
>> Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2012 09:52:24 +1100
>> Cc: Bazaar <bazaar at lists.canonical.com>
>> The issue I'm talking about here is just what to do when the user has
>> no fsenc specified by their locale. Python/glibc effectives assumes
>> this means "ascii" and so it errors out when there are non ascii
>> strings. We discussed whether it would be better to assume utf-8
> On Windows, it should be UTF-16 instead (assuming that "wide"
> a.k.a. Unicode APIs are used).
Yes, this issue only arises on non-Apple Unix. On Windows and Mac OS
X the file name encoding is defined by the OS, independent of locale.
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