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Re: Check-out fails with LANG=C

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_apache.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2013 15:33:55 +0200

On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 03:22:33PM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> On 2013-07-09 20:21:33 +0200, Branko ─îibej wrote:
> > Unlike on Windows and Mac OS (the latter at least with HFS+), the is no
> > notion of native filesystem encoding on other Unix-like platforms. The
> > best we can do is look at the locale settings, specifically, LC_CTYPE.
>
> No, the best you can do is to let the user choose. LC_CTYPE typically
> specifies the encoding used by the *terminal*,

No, it determines the character set used by various standard C library
functions that deal with (usually single-byte) characters.

Any behaviour further up the stack is derived and application specific.

Therefore, you are both right and wrong, it depends on the terminal
in use :)
Received on 2013-07-19 15:34:31 CEST

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