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From Wilfredo Sánchez Vega <wsanc...@wsanchez.net>
Subject Re: apr_filepath_encoding on Darwin
Date Wed, 18 Jul 2007 16:28:52 GMT
On Jul 17, 2007, at 3:12 PM, Erik Huelsmann wrote:

> Which suggests that apr_filepath_encoding should return
> APR_FILEPATH_ENCODING_UTF8, if I'm not mistaken.

   I think that's the correct thing to do on Darwin.

> But generally applications won't work with these non-UTF8 paths if
> they are well behaving MacOSX apps themselves, right? That reduces
> chances of being fed garbage. But, other OSes can't guarantee
> UTF-8ness either, because LANG (and LC_CTYPE) can be user-settings,
> which can differ for different users, but path names are the same for
> all users. So on Linux you can't be too sure either.

   Yeah, it's not a problem in a well-behaved world, and in practice  
that's been working out, but it is something to be aware of, because  
it is occasionally a reality.


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