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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc] Boost.Process done
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-19 15:46:09

Le 19/08/2010 16:40, Alexander Lamaison a écrit :
> On Wed, 18 Aug 2010 16:18:56 -0700, Daniel Trebbien wrote:
>> wouldn't there be a problem trying to execute a module on
>> Windows that has a non-Latin character in it?
> Yes. Boost.Process uses CreateProcessA so would fail to run any executable
> whose name or path contains a character not present in the user's current
> ANSI codepage. This means a Russian user could execute a Russian exe but a
> Russian user could not execute, say, an Arabic one. A British user could
> execute neither.

How about taking UTF-8 strings and converting them to whatever is best
for the operating system?

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