UTF-8 Cygwin

Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Tue Jun 27 05:59:00 GMT 2006

On Tue, Jun 27, 2006 at 02:46:56PM +0900, SUZUKI Hisao wrote:
># I should have posted this message to this list from the first.
>I made a patch to cygwin1.dll to support UTF-8.
>It allows you to use all of characters and file (or path) names
>allowed in Windows, while keeping binary-compatibility with the
>current Cygwin.  It is fairly perfect except for lack of locale
>support etc.  So it may remind you of the good old BeOS.  See:

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