OemToAnsi patch from 2000-07-04

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Sun Nov 19 12:00:00 GMT 2000


On Mon, Nov 20, 2000 at 04:56:49AM +0900, Kazuhiro Fujieda wrote:
>>>> On Wed, 15 Nov 2000 17:41:47 -0500
>>>> Christopher Faylor <cgf@redhat.com> said:
>
>> > http://sources.redhat.com/ml/cygwin/2000-10/msg00848.html
>> 
>> Has anyone else actually tried this patch?  I have grown leery of
>> applying patches that "work fine" in the console code.
>
>I tried it. His code for emulating various terminal capabilities
>didn't work fine to me. Once CYGWIN=codepage:oem is supported,
>there isn't much need of the code switching ANSI/OEM codepages.

I'm not sure about this.  It might be nice to switch back and forth
in a single message.

>> If this is desirable, I'll look into getting an assignment and
>> applying the patch.
>
>So it isn't always desirable.

Thanks for trying this.  It seems to be a universal rule that when
someone touches this part of the console code they always break
something.  :-)

cgf


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