Re: Natilus using UTF-8 for filenames regardless of locale

On Fri, 2004-07-16 at 13:52, Mika Fischer wrote:
> Hi!
> I've recently been bitten by this unexpected behaviour:
> I don't use UTF-8 on my system (locale is de_DE euro -> iso-8859-15).
> But when I create or rename files containing non-ASCII chars using
> Nautilus they are in UTF-8 which makes them impossible to read on the
> console or in other applications which respect the locale.

This is the general behaviour in Gnome (this should be in some FAQ). If
you want to use locale-dependent encoding for filenames, set the
environment variable G_BROKEN_FILENAMES.

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