[fpc-pascal] FPC 3: disabling automatic AnsiString codepage conversionx
jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Mon Apr 4 13:10:38 CEST 2016
tobiasgiesen wrote on Mon, 04 Apr 2016:
>> How did you get a codepage 20127 Mac?
> The Mac is UTF-8,
This statement makes no sense. There is no "UTF-8" or "non-UTF-8" Mac.
The Unix environment on OS X can use any OS-supported code page.
> but cwstring or whatever does not realize it.
cwstring simply sets the code page based on how it is defined in your
> Terminal has LC_CTYPE=UTF-8.
What about LC_ALL? LC_ALL overrides LC_CTYPE, because that is how the
meaning of these environment variables is defined by POSIX (see e.g.
> Well I will just set the default codepages manually.
Then you will probably be back in a few months with another message
complaining how FPC 3.0 supposedly breaks X or Y, because you are
merely hiding the real issue (e.g. when calling an external program,
which may then try to interpret your UTF-8 command line arguments as
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