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Re: Is --enable-utf8 working everywhere?

From: William A. Rowe, Jr. <wrowe_at_rowe-clan.net>
Date: 2002-07-17 06:20:50 CEST

At 10:57 PM 7/16/2002, =?UTF-8?B?QnJhbmtvIMSMaWJlag==?= wrote:
BTW; I just noticed that the apr_filepath_* functions on Windows can
potentially fail horribly if the paths are not UTF-8 (so, not
IF_WIN_OS_IS_UNICODE) and the locale uses Shift-JIS, because '\' can be the
second byte in a SJIS doublebyte char. Talk about fun.

That's exactly correct. apr on win32 is a utf8 only filesystem.

It was the only natural way to map the entire unicode filesystem
into apr, in a platform-neutral way.

If you have a non-utf8 name to work with, apr_xlate it (after we've finished
up this iconv work.)


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