Fw: File name too long problem -- maybe fix coming?

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Jan 10 11:33:00 GMT 2008

On Jan  9 16:55, Gregg Tavares wrote:
> > From: Corinna Vinschen <XXXXXXXXXXXXXX@XXXXXX.XXX>


> > Also, when you use CYGWIN=codepage:oem,
> > you can use UTF-8 by changing the console codepage, isn't it? That's
> > why I didn't add extra UTF-8 handling so far.
> no, unfortunately that will not set cygwin to use UTF-8 for filenames.

Looking into MSDN again, I see that you're right.  We don't use the
current console codepage for the char conversion, but the system codepage.


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