Re: Racy NLS behaviour in FAT (and possible other fs)

From: Pierre Ossman
Date: Mon Feb 19 2007 - 12:03:36 EST

OGAWA Hirofumi wrote:
>> I'm experiencing a rather odd behaviour with the character set
>> conversion. If I mount a vfat fs with utf8 and then create a file
>> with invalid utf-8 sequences, the file will briefly exist with these
>> invalid sequences, then quickly convert to a stripped version.
> Yes. utf8 support is broken, and it will fail to convert letter case
> on many case. And it's why that is not recommended.

Is there any ongoing work to fix this? UTF-8 is standard on more or less
every distribution these days.


-- Pierre Ossman

Linux kernel, MMC maintainer
PulseAudio, core developer
rdesktop, core developer

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