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On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 8:35 AM, Paul K <> wrote:
> information). What options do I have for working with unicode file
> names? I want to be able to read/write files with unicode paths. This
> is using Lua 5.1.4.

One option on Windows is to use winapi:

winapi.short_path takes an encoded path (UTF-8 or UTF-16) and returns
the equivalent short path, which can be opened with

Sometimes a legacy option works nicely ;)

steve d.