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Re: mintty - char encoding problems
On 19 February 2010 19:39, David BalaÅic:
> I have few days old setup of cygwin on WinXP.
> I also installed mintty.
> I worked fine on one user account, which is a member of the
> Administrators group.
> Today I started mintty under another, not admin, user, and got this:
> ÃÂ./.bashrcÃÂ -> ÃÂ/home/work//.bashrcÃÂ
> ÃÂ./.bash_profileÃÂ -> ÃÂ/home/work//.bash_profileÃÂ
> ÃÂ./.inputrcÃÂ -> ÃÂ/home/work//.inputrcÃÂ
> I also can not type certain non-ascii chars, that worked fine in the
> first user, like ÄÅÅ.
> Now they appear on the bach command line as c ( Å and Å don't appear at all).
> Any idea what is wrong?
A mismatch of Cygwin's charset and mintty's charset, probably. What
versions of Cygwin and mintty are you using? What are the values of
LC_ALL, LC_CTYPE and LANG? Is anything set in the Charset (or
Codepage) field on the Text pane of mintty's options?
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