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Re: A problem about Cygwin
- From: "Hugh McMaster" <dasjournal at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Cc: binluo at w3china dot cn
- Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 19:49:07 +1000
- Subject: Re: A problem about Cygwin
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Hi Eric, 你好罗斌 (Luó Bīn),
Yes, it would seem that Cygwin does not fully support the use of
international character sets, Chinese, or otherwise. I have tried
Chinese, and German (both of which I can speak some of), and neither
character sets appear.
Eric Blake wrote:
> I'm removing the screen capture, but the difference was that the group and
> user names showed only "?" while filenames showed actual Chinese
> characters (rather than "?", as they were flattened to in the above
> display). Do those user and group names actually contain Chinese
> characters, or is it just a case of your /etc/passwd and /etc/groups being
> out-of-date so that cygwin really does think they are "????????"? With a
> quick glance at the ls source code, ls doesn't do anything special to
> non-ascii characters in group and user names. So maybe you need to read
> up on the use of mkgroups and mkpasswd.