[Vm-dev] Re: Unix VM path encodings
John M McIntosh
johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Sun Dec 30 09:00:42 UTC 2007
On Dec 29, 2007, at 11:32 PM, Andreas Raab wrote:
> Hi -
> Due to a bug reported against Qwaq Forums I needed to look into how
> the Unix VM encodes file and path names and got terribly confused.
From: bert at impara.de
Subject: Re: mac carbon VM goes to unix file names, testers needed
Date: February 6, 2006 12:54:17 AM PST (CA)
> We've been using UTF-8 VM encoding for a while, to be able to access
> files with non-ASCII characters in their path. However, I haven't
> found a way to permanently switch the image (3.8) to UTF-8 encoding.
> It keeps resetting to Latin1 on startup. The only solution for me
> was to put this line in my own startup code:
> LanguageEnvironment classPool at: #FileNameConverterClass put:
> Did anybody create a better solution than this horrible hack? I feel
> someone else must be using UTF-8, too, now that we support it ...
> - Bert -
John M. McIntosh <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com>
Corporate Smalltalk Consulting Ltd. http://www.smalltalkconsulting.com
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