[fpc-pascal] FPC 3: disabling automatic AnsiString codepage conversion

Graeme Geldenhuys mailinglists at geldenhuys.co.uk
Mon Apr 4 12:07:54 CEST 2016

On 2016-04-04 10:43, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> No. It says 'typically'.
> That doesn't necessarily mean it is so, but is mostly correct.

It is still a very vague assumption. As I mentioned in my previous
reply, that statement is false on my FreeBSD system too. So I should
read the wiki as "typically incorrect" ;-)

> No, that would be wrong. it normally is CP_UTF8 on linux. But it can differ. 
> I know people that still use ISO-8895 (or something similar). Only the
> programmer can know what is correct.

Just curious, how do you change the default codepage on a Linux system?
By exporting a new value to the LANG environment variable?

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