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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: umlauts in properties cannot be echoed
Date Thu, 03 Sep 2009 03:30:30 GMT
On 2009-09-01, Justin Case <> wrote:

> I have Ant 1.7.0 running on a GERMAN Windows XP. The thing has also
> filenames with UMLAUTS in the name. Now, I can't get even the below
> minimal example to correctly print the umlauts,

This is because cmd.exe uses a different encoding from the rest of your
OS.  If you redirect Ant's output to a file (using -logfile) does it
look correctly when opened with notepad?

> regardless of the encoding I specify in the XML (which I think applies
> only to the XML parser anyway).

This is true.


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