[fpc-pascal] FPC 3: disabling automatic AnsiString codepage conversion
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Mon Apr 4 11:35:53 CEST 2016
On Mon, 4 Apr 2016, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> On Mon, 4 Apr 2016 10:32:58 +0200 (CEST)
> Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
>> You cannot, but you can set DefaultSystemCodePage to CP_UTF8.
> I think it is important to note how to do this properly:
> You should add these lines in an early initialization section. The
> beginning of your program might be too late.
>> Then no conversions will be done for all ansistrings that contain UTF8.
> And this really means AnsiString, not AnsiString(something).
The latter cannot contain UTF8 unless you do some really nasty tricks... :-)
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