Console codepage setting via chcp?

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Sep 24 07:47:00 GMT 2009


On Sep 23 21:53, Andy Koppe wrote:
> Sorry, one more.
> 
> 2009/9/23 Corinna Vinschen:
> > I'm glad to read that it makes sense to you, though.  If I get more
> > positive replies, I start coding setfont tomorrow.
> 
> Good idea, bad name. Unless of course it'll actually be able to change
> the font as well as the charset. Also, having "console" in the name
> might stop people from complaining about it not working in other
> terminals. But then "set_console_charset" is rather a mouthful ...

Well, chcp is quite cryptic as well and POSIX tools also have a history
of having snappy names.  So what about:

  setcons
  setcset
  chcs    ;)


Corinna

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