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Re: "Accented" characters
- Subject: Re: "Accented" characters
- From: Alain CULOS <ZAlain.Culos@bigfoot.com>
- Date: Mon, 15 Mar 1999 18:12:58 +0000
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Benjamin Riefenstahl wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> > Henrik Johansson wrote:
> > > There is a couple of problems, however. When I write (in bash)
> > > ls //c/tmp/l*.txt
> > > the response is
> > > //c/tmp/l?smig.txt
> > > even though the real filename is "läsmig.txt" (the second character in
> > > the filename has the code 228, or 0xE4...it is an 'a' with two dots).
> Benjamin Riefenstahl wrote:
> > chcp 1252
> Ok, after some private exchange with Dan Herron
> <email@example.com> I caved in and actually tested these
> things instead of just shooting from the hip ;-). Note that all that
> follows is only tested with b18 (good enough for my occasional tests
> until now).
> Firstly, in b18 bash needs the complete filename for CHCP, so it's
> actually "chcp.com 1252".
When I read that I was delighted I would be able to have proper accents in my
Pity is I don't seem to have chcp.com at all at all (yes I did a comprehensive
search on my disk).
Any idea what could replace chcp on a Windows 95 B platform ?
The rest will probably work fine once I have that chcp thingy replaced.
> Secondly, bash needs some additional configuration in ~/.inputrc (copied
> from my Linux box):
> set convert-meta Off
> set output-meta On
> Thirdly and lastly, for ls to show 8-bit chars correctly, the "-N" (AKA
> "--literal") option is needed, so
> ls -N
> does the job.
> so long, benny
> Benjamin Riefenstahl (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> Crocodial Communications EntwicklungsGmbH
> Ruhrstr. 61, D-22761 Hamburg, Germany
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