Unicode in filenames support?

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Jun 7 09:05:00 GMT 2005

On Jun  7 16:08, Jaeho Shin wrote:
> I'm having problem with accessing files that have Unicode in their
> filenames.
> [...]
> Since I really want to use rsync, I hope Cygwin to be able to access
> Unicode filenames.  It would be great if I could mount a filesystem with
> a charset or encoding specified.  Is there any nice way already I can
> solve this problem?

Not that I know of.  We're discussing to convert Cygwin's path handling
to use Unicode for a while now, but it will take time.  Don't expect this
any time soon.


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