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Subject: Re: [boost] [nowide] Request for interest (nowide unicode support for windows)
From: Artyom (artyomtnk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-17 03:00:37

> > I'm saying that Filesystem v3 on Windows doesn't interpret narrow strings
> > as UTF-8 by default. Beman said that it did...
> There is a misunderstanding here. V3, like any Windows program, by
> default interprets narrow strings according to the File code page. You
> have to configure that yourself if you want it to be UTF-8.

Windows does not support UTF-8 code page at all (actually it is only supported
as parameter of WideToMultibyte/MultibyteToWide)

> Agreed. If anyone wants to submit a patch for glibc++/MinGW that uses
> the wide Windows API, that would be a better solution.

This is not a bug. And there is nothing to fix. std::fsteambuf::open(wchar_t const *,..)
is not standard but Microsoft Specific extension .



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