[aur-general] Recommended Encoding for PKGBUILDS?

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 10:08:20 EDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 3:46 PM, <hollunder at gmx.at> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I noticed a while ago that the AUR webinterface doesn't show my name
> correctly when the character encoding in the PKGBUILD is utf-8.
> Is there a recommended encoding?
> iso-8859-1?
> Something else?
> I'm asking because I'm checking through my 50 PKGBUILD files and want
> to avoid issues in future.

afaik the recommended encoding is utf8.
see for instance : http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/9150

Maybe there is a problem with AUR.
I cannot find you there though, so do you mind giving a link to a
problematic pkgbuild?

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