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Re: UTF-8 in jessie



On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 5:56 PM, Thorsten Glaser <tg@mirbsd.de> wrote:
> Florian Lohoff <f <at> zz.de> writes:
>
>> 5. All programs consuning UTF8 Text must understand a BOM.
>
> The kernel doesn’t, start there:
>
> tglase@tglase:~$ mksh -c 'print '\''\ufeff#!/bin/sh\necho foo'\' >x; chmod +x
> x; ./x
> ./x: line 1: #!/bin/sh: No such file or directory
> foo
>
> That’s running GNU bash, with bash as /bin/sh for testing, which deviates
> from my normal setup of running mksh… because I fixed mksh to support this
> (and the MirBSD kernel, too).

They was the utf8script package
http://packages.qa.debian.org/u/utf8script.html but it was O/RM some
time ago. Time to ressurect ?

>
> I disagree with requiring ASCII for $PATH though…
>
> bye,
> //mirabilos
>
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