[darcs-users] issue 1683: utf-8 in logs

Xan xancorreu at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 13:50:50 UTC 2015

Yes. It works properly with `export DARCS_DONT_ESCAPE_8BIT=1`. So mark as "temporal-solution".


On Tue, 11 Aug 2015 07:51:56 +0100
Ganesh Sittampalam <ganesh at earth.li> ha escrit:

> Hi,
> On 10/08/2015 07:14, Xan wrote:
> > Can anyone solve the issue 1693 [http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1693]. This is my blocker item for adopting darcs as my default version system. It's annoying that the progress of this issue is so slow. Please, consider to next release (2.10.2).
> Would you mind clarifying what scenario(s) aren't working for you now?
> I'm aware that the situation is still rather messy but thought that at
> least the basic use case of outputting non-ASCII characters was now
> sorted out?
> One thing is that as mentioned in one of the recent updates, you'll need
> to set DARCS_DONT_ESCAPE_8BIT=1 to get UTF-8 output at all.
> I think realistically any proper cleanup of this code won't fit into the
> 2.10 series as it'll require significant refactoring. Hopefully 2.12 though.
> If you could update the bug with the current status from your point of
> view that'd be great.
> Cheers,
> Ganesh

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