[Box Backup] Danish and other special chars

Chris Wilson boxbackup@fluffy.co.uk
Sat, 4 Feb 2006 17:28:01 +0000 (GMT)

Hi Mikael,

> Still some problems....
> Now it transfers the files to the server, but when I run the 
> "bbackupdquery.exe" the names are wierd, in all the folders....

Yes, I saw that as well. it doesn't do any harm, the files are still 
backed up as you saw, but it might be difficult to identify them from the 
directory listing.

Unfortunately I don't know of any official policy for the encoding of file 
names on the remote server. The file names are in UTF-8, but the Windows 
console is unable to display UTF-8 properly. The easiest hack would be to 
translate the file names from UTF-8 into local encoding when listing them, 
but this might be worse if the local encoding is unable to represent them 

I would be very interested to hear the thoughts of other developers anmd 
users on what should be done here.

Cheers, Chris.
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