[Haskell-cafe] Core packages and locale support
Brandon S Allbery KF8NH
allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Fri Jun 25 17:21:15 EDT 2010
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On 6/25/10 17:05 , Roman Cheplyaka wrote:
> By the way, GTK (which internally uses UTF-8 for strings) treats this
> problem differently -- it has special variable G_FILENAME_ENCODING and
> also G_BROKEN_FILENAMES (which means that filenames are encoded as
> locale says). I have no clue how their G_* variables are better than our
> conventional LC_* variables though.
I would assume what they really mean by this is that the filename encoding
should be part of the file metadata and G_BROKEN_FILENAMES means it isn't.
G_FILENAME_ENCODING would then be the encoding used when creating new files.
brandon s. allbery [linux,solaris,freebsd,perl] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university KF8NH
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