[darcs-users] encoding problems in darcs 2.5

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Wed Dec 22 11:36:11 UTC 2010


On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 17:41:04 +0100, Wolfgang Jeltsch wrote:
> In the short run, I’d be interested whether removing the above line on
> the *client* could cause any problems. Does the client use stdout or
> stderr to communicate via SSH? (I suppose not, since I suppose that the
> client uses these streams only to communicate with the user.)

No, it uses handles from runInteractiveProcess, which it sets to
binary mode.  See Darcs.External.pipeDoc

> Don’t forget to also look for openBinaryFile.

Hmm, there are indeed a few instances of this in the code that
we may want to think about.

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