[darcs-users] encoding problems in darcs 2.5

Wolfgang Jeltsch g9ks157k at acme.softbase.org
Sat Dec 18 22:04:55 UTC 2010


Am Freitag, den 17.12.2010, 17:41 +0100 schrieb Wolfgang Jeltsch: 
> Am Freitag, den 17.12.2010, 10:04 +0000 schrieb Eric Kow:
> > […]
> > 
> > > During debugging, I found out something that seemed strange to me:
> > > Printer.hPrintPrintable is apparently only called with such values of
> > > type Printer that represent a single-character string. So when
> > > outputting to the terminal, hPrintPrintable is called once for every
> > > character.
> >  
> > > There is another encoding issue. The file _darcs/prefs/author is written
> > > in the local encoding, not UTF-8. Therefore, it isn’t portable. Changing
> > > the character set or copying a repo to a another machine that uses a
> > > different character set will produce wrong author names.
> > 
> > Hmm, thanks.  Wolfgang: would you be kind enough to send an email to
> > bugs at darcs.net for these two issues (each)?  The latter *may* be desirable,
> > though.
> 
> I’ll do so.

They are now reported as issues 2020 and 2021:

    <http://bugs.darcs.net/issue2020>
    <http://bugs.darcs.net/issue2021>

Best wishes,
Wolfgang



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