Console codepage setting via chcp?

Corinna Vinschen
Sun Sep 27 09:12:00 GMT 2009

On Sep 27 14:13, IWAMURO Motonori wrote:
> Hi.
> # My comment might not be apposite because I have not read all the thread yet.
> > How could that be done for the console though? A couple of lines like
> > this in cygwin.bat?
> >
> >  chcp 65001
> >  set LC_CTYPE=C.UTF-8
> The problem to the CJK users is caused by "chcp 65001".
> Windows' command prompt change fontset when run "chcp 65001".
> The fontset of codepage 65001 does not include CJK font.
> I have tested it on WinXP SP3 and Win7RC.

That's ok.  I have given up on the idea to change the console output
codepage already.  There's a simple way to store the codepage of the
current console within Cygwin itself, so a tool like the proposed
`setcons' doesn't have to change the real console codepage.


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