Re: UTF8 locale & shell encoding

From: Jon Hanna (
Date: Fri Jan 16 2004 - 07:05:49 EST

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    > For these functions to behave correctly , i need to set locale to xxx.UTF-8
    > As solaris has en_US.UTF8 (w/o installing any extra support) , there is no
    > problem.
    > But i am having problem especially in windows, as i can't find a locale
    > supporting this.
    > i tried changing windows code page to utf8 using _setmbcp(65001), but it
    > didn't work
    > as the functions i am using is locale dependent.

    In windows the naming convention for locale's is different, although you were on
    the right track with the _setmbcp call.

    The windows name for "en_US.UTF8" is "English_United States.65001", ".65001"
    will be UTF-8 in the default locale.

    Jon Hanna
    *Thought provoking quote goes here*

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