Setup and Mintty

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Nov 21 09:17:00 GMT 2011

On Nov 20 19:56, Andy Koppe wrote:
> On 18 November 2011 10:59, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > There's the faq entry "My application prints international characters
> > but I only see gray boxes".  The entry about the console is still
> > valid, even after changing to mintty on the desktop.
> That answer seems out of date actually, since the Cygwin console
> charset is determined at the start of each process rather than at the
> start of each process tree, so it should always match what a process
> thinks it is.
> >  Do you think
> > it makes sense to add words about mintty here?  If so, I guess the
> > problem more often occurs with Win32 apps running in a UTF-8 mintty.
> > Do you have a suggestion for an addition related to mintty?
> How about this:

Simple and clear.  Checked in.  Thanks!


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