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OK, lfs uses code page character set in Windows OS. So you'll have to
do some figuring.  Good luck. AGRW

On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 10:53 AM, KHMan<> wrote:
> Andrew Wilson wrote:
>> To display try chcp 65001, to use UTF-8 you with lfs you probably have
>> to convert UTF-8 to UTF-16 and then use lfs calls. And nope I haven't
>> tried any of this.   AGRW
> lfs can't use UTF-8 or UTF-16.
>> On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 1:32 AM, KHMan<> wrote:
>>> Andrew Wilson wrote:
>>>> It seems you need to set current console code page to 65001 using chcp
>>>> command, see following email discussion.
>>> Not really IIRC. With "chcp 65001", the console works fine in displaying
>>> UTF-8, but lfs.dll does not use widechar calls, so it won't work with
>>> UTF-8
>>> filenames and directory names. The Apache Portable Runtime on Win32, for
>>> example, has to explicitly use the widechar API calls. Are you sure your
>>> suggestion works?
>>>> On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 12:41 PM, Tuomo Valkonen<> wrote:
>>>>> Is there some way to make LuaFileSystem to use UTF-8 on
>>>>> Windows? Currently it seems to use some character set
>>>>> (winlatin1?) that can not represent all the characters
>>>>> in use: string.len of lfs.dir results equals the length
>>>>> of the string printed on the console, which is full of
>>>>> question marks for characters not covered by a single
>>>>> byte. So the results of lfs.dir seem to be full of
>>>>> non-existent files.
> --
> Cheers,
> Kein-Hong Man (esq.)
> Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia