59221Re: [PROPOSAL] new 'systemencoding' option.
- Oct 5, 2010Kikuchan -
> Hi, All.I have not seen this subject before.
> # I changed the subject.
> # (it was: [patch] Add an option to specify filename encoding.)
> I'm very sad because nobody reply to this topic... ;p
> This is not only a problem for CJK people.
> You can't handle filename properly in Vim
> when filename encoding is different than 'encoding'.
> # at least on Unix like systems.
> This problem affects people who are using latin1 (or whatever) encoding
> for filename and UTF8 for internal Vim 'encoding'.
> ... Or, no one use non-unicode encoding for filename in the 21st century?
> The patch I posted here before adds a new feature to convert filenamesIt makes sense to me. For Windows we indeed have code to convert
> between filename encoding on filesystem and internal 'encoding'.
> I'm not sure but this problem may not happen on Windows,
> because I found a lot of Unicode stuff in os_win32.c,
> and maybe do the same thing with a different way (Win32 Wide APIs).
> The feature should simply convert filenames only when 'systemencoding' is set,
> and if 'systemencoding' is not set, it should do nothing as usual.
> So, if people doesn't use non-unicode encoding for filename anymore,
> the feature doesn't affect the people.
> What do you think about this feature / problem, everyone?
> Bram, could you add this *feature* to Vim if you think it's good, please?
> # ofcourse, you don't have to use the patch.
> And, let me know if there's something I can do.
between 'encoding' and UTF-16, which is supported by the library
functions. On Unix there is no such translation. I actually do not
know what Unix standard specifies what encoding file names are in. It
might depend on the mounted drive, in which case it may differ per
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