[aur-general] Recommended Encoding for PKGBUILDS?
shiningxc at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 10:25:40 EDT 2009
On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 4:23 PM, <hollunder at gmx.at> wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Jul 2009 16:08:20 +0200
> Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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?
> Here's a link to one of my packages where the PKGBUILD uses utf-8:
> The first letter is supposed to be a German Umlaut Ü but at least in
> firefox it shows the two characters Ãœ.
Try : View -> Encoding -> Auto detect -> Universal
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