Re: new Contents generator on ftp-master
On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 11:01:21AM +0100, Torsten Werner wrote:
> we have disabled the contents generator of apt-ftparchive and replaced
> it by a new implementation in dak. There are some visible changes:
> 2) The encoding in proper UTF-8. ISO8859-1 filenames are re-coded
> automatically. To find out what happens to other encodings is left as an
> exercise to the reader. :)
Can we get RC bugs for every file name in packages that is not proper UTF-8?
These packages will be uninstallable on some filesystems.
On the other hand, for ancient charsets, UTF-8 filenames will be mangled but
1KB // Microsoft corollary to Hanlon's razor:
// Never attribute to stupidity what can be
// adequately explained by malice.